SUSE SLES11 Security Update : java-1_7_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2016:0433-1) (SLOTH)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for java-1_7_0-ibm fixes the following issues by updating
to 7.0-9.30 (bsc#963937) :

- CVE-2015-5041: Could could have invoked non-public
interface methods under certain circumstances

- CVE-2015-7575: The TLS protocol could allow weaker than
expected security caused by a collision attack when
using the MD5 hash function for signing a
ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability using
man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS server
and obtain credentials

- CVE-2015-7981: libpng could allow a remote attacker to
obtain sensitive information, caused by an out-of-bounds
read in the png_convert_to_rfc1123 function. An attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive
information

- CVE-2015-8126: buffer overflow in libpng caused by
improper bounds checking by the png_set_PLTE() and
png_get_PLTE() functions

- CVE-2015-8472: buffer overflow in libpng caused by
improper bounds checking by the png_set_PLTE() and
png_get_PLTE() functions

- CVE-2015-8540: libpng is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow, caused by a read underflow in
png_check_keyword in pngwutil.c. By sending an overly
long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer
and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the
application to crash.

- CVE-2016-0402: An unspecified vulnerability related to
the Networking component has no confidentiality impact,
partial integrity impact, and no availability impact

- CVE-2016-0448: An unspecified vulnerability related to
the JMX component could allow a remote attacker to
obtain sensitive information

- CVE-2016-0466: An unspecified vulnerability related to
the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to
cause a denial of service

- CVE-2016-0483: An unspecified vulnerability related to
the AWT component has complete confidentiality impact,
complete integrity impact, and complete availability
impact

- CVE-2016-0494: An unspecified vulnerability related to
the 2D component has complete confidentiality impact,
complete integrity impact, and complete availability
impact

The following bugs were fixed :

- bsc#960402: resolve package conflicts in devel package

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/960402
https://bugzilla.suse.com/963937
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5041.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7575.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7981.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8126.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8472.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8540.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0402.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0448.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0466.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0483.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0494.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9fac1ed5

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-java-1_7_0-ibm-12398=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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