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CVE-2020-14556

Published: 14 July 2020

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 8u251, 11.0.7 and 14.0.1; 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 update, insert or delete access to some of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. 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 4.8 (Confidentiality and Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N).

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
fix for openjdk-8 introduced a regression

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

4.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-lts
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1~20.04)
groovy
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
bionic
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1~18.04.1)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
impish
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
jammy
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
kinetic
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
lunar
Released (11.0.8+10-0ubuntu1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

openjdk-8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal
Released (8u265-b01-0ubuntu2~20.04)
groovy
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
xenial
Released (8u265-b01-0ubuntu2~16.04)
bionic
Released (8u265-b01-0ubuntu2~18.04)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
impish
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
jammy
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
kinetic
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
lunar
Released (8u262-b10-0ubuntu1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

openjdk-13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Ignored
(superseded by openjdk-17)
groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 4.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity High
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N