#VU47777 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data in Java SE Embedded

Published: 2020-10-21 | Updated: 2022-03-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU47777

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14781


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Java SE Embedded
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: Oracle


The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the JNDI component in Java SE Embedded when processing encrypted LDAP requests. A remote non-authenticated attacker can downgrade the encrypted LDAP connection and gain access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Java SE Embedded: 8u261

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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