SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2016:0957-1)

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_8_0-openjdk to version jdk8u77-b03 fixes the
following security issue :

- CVE-2016-0636: Improve MethodHandle consistency, which
had allowed attackers to execute code. (bsc#972468)

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?f054094c

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 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-555=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-555=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: 90398 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0636

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