Uncaught Exception

Affecting openjdk-jre package, versions [1.7.0,1.7.0_261) || [1.8.0,1.8.0_251)

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Overview

openjdk-jre is a free and open-source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Uncaught Exception. A flaw was found in the DerInputStream class in the Libraries component of OpenJDK. A DER (Distinguished Encoding Rules) encoded input using indefinite length encoding not supported by the DerInputStream could cause it to raise an exception not declared to be thrown by the DerInputStream.

Remediation

Upgrade openjdk-jre to version 7.0.261, 8.0.251 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

3.7
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2020-14578
CWE
CWE-248
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-OPENJDKJRE-584589
Disclosed
14 Jul, 2020
Published
15 Jul, 2020