CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2020-14642

Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

Published: Jul 15, 2020 | Modified: Jul 20, 2020
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
7.8 HIGH
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Vulnerability in the Oracle Coherence product of Oracle Fusion Middleware (component: CacheStore). Supported versions that are affected are 3.7.1.0, 12.1.3.0.0, 12.2.1.3.0, 12.2.1.4.0 and 14.1.1.0.0. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle Coherence. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle Coherence. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 7.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

Weakness

The program does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Coherence Oracle 3.7.1.0 3.7.1.0
Coherence Oracle 12.1.3.0.0 12.1.3.0.0
Coherence Oracle 12.2.1.3.0 12.2.1.3.0
Coherence Oracle 12.2.1.4.0 12.2.1.4.0
Coherence Oracle 14.1.1.0.0 14.1.1.0.0

Potential Mitigations

  • Use a language that does not allow this weakness to occur or provides constructs that make this weakness easier to avoid.
  • For example, languages such as Java, Ruby, and Lisp perform automatic garbage collection that releases memory for objects that have been deallocated.

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