SUSE SLED11 Security Update : java-1_7_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2016:0956-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The OpenJDK Java java-1_7_0-openjdk was updated to 2.6.5 to fix the
following issues :

Update to 2.6.5 - OpenJDK 7u99 (bsc#972468)

- Security fixes

- S8152335, CVE-2016-0636: Improve MethodHandle
consistency, which could be used by attackers to inject
code.

- Import of OpenJDK 7 u99 build 0

- S6425769, PR2858: Allow specifying an address to bind
JMX remote connector

- S6961123: setWMClass fails to null-terminate WM_CLASS
string

- S8145982, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing
intermittently

- S8146015, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing
intermittently for IPv6 addresses

- Backports

- S8028727, PR2814: [parfait] warnings from b116 for
jdk.src.share.native.sun.security.ec: JNI pending
exceptions

- S8048512, PR2814: Uninitialised memory in
jdk/src/share/native/sun/security/ec/ECC_JNI.cpp

- S8071705. PR2819, RH1182694: Java application menu
misbehaves when running multiple screen stacked
vertically

- S8150954, PR2866, RH1176206: AWT Robot not compatible
with GNOME Shell

- Bug fixes

- PR2803: Make system CUPS optional

- PR2886: Location of 'stap' executable is hard-coded

- PR2893: test/tapset/jstaptest.pl should be executable

- PR2894: Add missing test directory in make check.

- CACAO

- PR2781, CA195: typeinfo.cpp: typeinfo_merge_nonarrays:
Assertion `dest && result && x.any && y.any' failed

- AArch64 port

- PR2852: Add support for large code cache

- PR2852: Apply ReservedCodeCacheSize default limiting to
AArch64 only.

- S8081289, PR2852: aarch64: add support for
RewriteFrequentPairs in interpreter

- S8131483, PR2852: aarch64: illegal stlxr instructions

- S8133352, PR2852: aarch64: generates constrained
unpredictable instructions

- S8133842, PR2852: aarch64: C2 generates illegal
instructions with int shifts >=32

- S8134322, PR2852: AArch64: Fix several errors in C2
biased locking implementation

- S8136615, PR2852: aarch64: elide DecodeN when followed
by CmpP 0

- S8138575, PR2852: Improve generated code for profile
counters

- S8138641, PR2852: Disable C2 peephole by default for
aarch64

- S8138966, PR2852: Intermittent SEGV running ParallelGC

- S8143067, PR2852: aarch64: guarantee failure in javac

- S8143285, PR2852: aarch64: Missing load acquire when
checking if ConstantPoolCacheEntry is resolved

- S8143584, PR2852: Load constant pool tag and class
status with load acquire

- S8144201, PR2852: aarch64:
jdk/test/com/sun/net/httpserver/Test6a.java fails with

--enable-unlimited-crypto

- S8144582, PR2852: AArch64 does not generate correct
branch profile data

- S8146709, PR2852: AArch64: Incorrect use of ADRP for
byte_map_base

- S8147805, PR2852: aarch64: C1 segmentation fault due to
inline Unsafe.getAndSetObject

- S8148240, PR2852: aarch64: random infrequent NULL
pointer exceptions in javac

- PPC & AIX port

- S8034797, PR2851: AIX: Fix os::naked_short_sleep() in
os_aix.cpp after 8028280

- S8139258, PR2851: PPC64LE: argument passing problem when
passing 15 floats in native call

- S8139421, PR2851: PPC64LE:
MacroAssembler::bxx64_patchable kill register R12

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/972468
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0636.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?5980d3da

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90397 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0636

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