QID 354523

Date Published: 2022-12-21

QID 354523: Amazon Linux Security Advisory for java-17-amazon-corretto : ALAS2022-2022-121

Generated code produced by c1 may leak a package-private class to a class from a different package. (
( CVE-2022-21540) methodhandle.invokebasic() method can be accessed on byte code level from an arbitrary class. (
( CVE-2022-21541) computenextexponential sometimes returns negative numbers contrary to the documentation. (
( CVE-2022-21549) the xalan java xslt library has an integer truncation issue when processing malicious stylesheets.
This can be used to corrupt java class files generated by the internal xsltc compiler and execute arbitrary java bytecode. (
( CVE-2022-34169)

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Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to a securitybreach or could affect integrity, availability, and confidentiality.

  • CVSS V3 rated as High - 7.5 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as Medium - 5.4 severity.
  • Solution
    Please refer to Amazon advisory: ALAS2022-2022-121 for affected packages and patching details, or update with your package manager.
    Vendor References

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    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    ALAS2022-2022-121 amazon linux 2022 URL Logo alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2022/ALAS-2022-121.html