SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2017:0839-1)

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 fixes the following issues: Security
issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-2183: The DES and Triple DES ciphers, as used
in the TLS, SSH, and IPSec protocols and other protocols
and products, have a birthday bound of approximately
four billion blocks, which makes it easier for remote
attackers to obtain cleartext data via a birthday attack
against a long-duration encrypted session, as
demonstrated by an HTTPS session using Triple DES in CBC
mode, aka a 'Sweet32' attack. (bsc#1027038) Bugfixes :

- Require the main pkg in post phase of devel
(bsc#1025506)

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/1025506
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027038
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2183.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?cc82fb93

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-SP2-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-468=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99083 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2183

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