SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2018:0665-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 108512



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


This update for java-1_8_0-ibm fixes the following issues :

- Removed java-1_8_0-ibm-alsa and java-1_8_0-ibm-plugin entries in baselibs.conf due to errors in osc source_validator Version update to [bsc#1082810]

- Security fixes: CVE-2018-2639 CVE-2018-2638 CVE-2018-2633 CVE-2018-2637 CVE-2018-2634 CVE-2018-2582 CVE-2018-2641 CVE-2018-2618 CVE-2018-2603 CVE-2018-2599 CVE-2018-2602 CVE-2018-2678 CVE-2018-2677 CVE-2018-2663 CVE-2018-2588 CVE-2018-2579

- Defect fixes :

- IJ02608 Class Libraries: Change of namespace definitions with handlers that implement

- IJ04280 Class Libraries: Deploy Upgrade to Oracle level 8u161-b12

- IJ03390 Class Libraries: JCL Upgrade to Oracle level 8u161-b12

- IJ04001 Class Libraries: Performance improvement with child process on AIX

- IJ04281 Class Libraries: Startup time increase after applying apar IV96905

- IJ03822 Class Libraries: Update timezone information to tzdata2017c

- IJ03440 Java Virtual Machine: Assertion failure during class creation

- IJ03717 Java Virtual Machine: Assertion for gencon with concurrent scavenger on ZOS64

- IJ03513 Java Virtual Machine: Assertion in concurrent scavenger if initial heap memory size -Xms is set too low

- IJ03994 Java Virtual Machine: Class.getmethods() does not return all methods

- IJ03413 Java Virtual Machine: Hang creating thread after redefining classes

- IJ03852 Java Virtual Machine: ICH408I message when groupaccess is specified with -xshareclasses

- IJ03716 Java Virtual Machine: java/lang/linkageerror from sun/misc/unsafe.definean onymousclass()

- IJ03116 Java Virtual Machine: java.fullversion string contains an extra space

- IJ03347 Java Virtual Machine:
java.lang.IllegalStateException in related class MemoryMXBean

- IJ03878 Java Virtual Machine:
java.lang.StackOverflowError is thrown when custom security manager in place

- IJ03605 Java Virtual Machine: Legacy security for, trace, log was not enabled by default

- IJ04248 JIT Compiler: ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException is thrown when converting BigDecimal to String

- IJ04250 JIT Compiler: Assertion failure with concurrentScavenge on Z14

- IJ03606 JIT Compiler: Java crashes with -version

- IJ04251 JIT Compiler: JIT compiled method that takes advantage of AutoSIMD produces an incorrect result on x86

- IJ03854 JIT Compiler: JVM info message appears in stdout

- IJ03607 JIT Compiler: Result String contains a redundant dot when converted from BigDecimal with 0 on all platforms

- IX90185 ORB: Upgrade ibmcfw.jar to version O1800.01

- IJ03715 Security: Add additional support for the IBMJCEPlus provider, add support for new IBMJCEPlusFIPS provider

- IJ03800 Security: A fix in CMS provider for KDB integrity

- IJ04282 Security: Change in location and default of jurisdiction policy files

- IJ03853 Security: IBMCAC provider does not support SHA224

- IJ02679 Security: IBMPKCS11Impl – Bad sessions are being allocated internally

- IJ02706 Security: IBMPKCS11Impl – Bad sessions are being allocated internally

- IJ03552 Security: IBMPKCS11Impl - Config file problem with the slot specification attribute

- IJ01901 Security: IBMPKCS11Impl –
SecureRandom.setSeed() exception

- IJ03801 Security: Issue with same DN certs, iKeyman GUI error with stash, JKS Chain issue and JVM argument parse issue with iKeyman

- IJ03256 Security: throws NPE

- PI93233 z/OS Extentions: Cipher.doFinal() fails when using AES/GCM/nopadding with AAD data of 13 bytes and a block size 	 of 4081 to 4096

- Fixes in :

- IJ02605 Class Libraries: Update IBM-1371 charset with new specification support

- IJ02541 Java Virtual Machine: Assertions in GC when jvmti runs with Concurrent Scavenger

- IJ02443 Java Virtual Machine: Committed eden region size is bigger than maximum eden region size

- IJ02378 Java Virtual Machine: Existing signal action for SIG_IGN/SIG_DFL is not detected properly

- IJ02758 JIT Compiler: Crash in JIT module during method compilation

- IJ02733 JIT Compiler: Crash in jit module when compiling in non-default configuration

- Fixes in :

- IJ02283 Java Virtual Machine: IllegalAccessException due to a missing access check for the same class in MethodHandle apis

- IJ02082 Java Virtual Machine: The default value for class unloading kick 	 off threshold is not set

- IJ02018 JIT Compiler: Crash or assertion while attempting to acquire VM access

- IJ02284 JIT Compiler: Division by zero in JIT compiler

- IV88941 JIT Compiler: JIT compiler takes far too long to compile a method

- IJ02285 JIT Compiler: Performance degradation during class unloading in Java 8 SR5

- Support Java jnlp files run from Firefox. [bsc#1076390]

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.


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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-447=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108512

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0665-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2018

Updated: 9/10/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm-alsa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2582, CVE-2018-2588, CVE-2018-2599, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603, CVE-2018-2618, CVE-2018-2633, CVE-2018-2634, CVE-2018-2637, CVE-2018-2638, CVE-2018-2639, CVE-2018-2641, CVE-2018-2663, CVE-2018-2677, CVE-2018-2678