CVE-2020-14578

Public on 2020-09-14
Modified on 2020-09-16
Description
Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u261 and 8u251; Java SE Embedded: 8u251. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.7
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 java-1.8.0-openjdk 2020-09-15 18:00 ALAS2-2020-1491
Amazon Linux 1 java-1.8.0-openjdk 2020-09-14 20:58 ALAS-2020-1434

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 3.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L