SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2017:0460-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for java-1_8_0-ibm to version 8.0-4.0 fixes a lot of
security issues (bsc#1024218): Following CVEs are fixed: CVE-2016-5552
CVE-2017-3231 CVE-2017-3241 CVE-2017-3253 CVE-2017-3259 CVE-2017-3261
CVE-2017-3272 CVE-2017-3289 CVE-2016-2183 CVE-2016-5547 CVE-2016-5548
CVE-2016-5549 CVE-2017-3252 More information can be found on:
https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

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/1024218
https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2183.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5547.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5548.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5549.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5552.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3231.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3241.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3252.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3253.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3259.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3261.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3272.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3289.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9d9b4882

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-237=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-237=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-237=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-237=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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