SUSE SLES11 Security Update : java-1_7_1-ibm (SUSE-SU-2018:2583-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112274

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for java-1_7_1-ibm to version 7.1.4.30 fixes the following
issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-1517: Fixed a flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK,
which may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with
specially crafted String data.

CVE-2018-1656: Protect against path traversal attacks when extracting
compressed dump files.

CVE-2018-2940: Fixed an easily exploitable vulnerability in the
libraries subcomponent, which allowed unauthenticated attackers with
network access via multiple protocols to compromise the Java SE,
leading to unauthorized read access.

CVE-2018-2952: Fixed an easily exploitable vulnerability in the
concurrency subcomponent, which allowed unauthenticated attackers with
network access via multiple protocols to compromise the Java SE,
leading to denial of service.

CVE-2018-2973: Fixed a difficult to exploit vulnerability in the JSSE
subcomponent, which allowed unauthenticated attackers with network
access via SSL/TLS to compromise the Java SE, leading to unauthorized
creation, deletion or modification access to critical data.

CVE-2018-12539: Fixed a vulnerability in which users other than the
process owner may be able to use Java Attach API to connect to the IBM
JVM on the same machine and use Attach API operations, including the
ability to execute untrusted arbitrary code.

Other changes made: Various JIT/JVM crash fixes

Version update to 7.1.4.30 (bsc#1104668)

You can find detailed information about this update
[here](https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilit
ies/# IBM_Security_Update_August_2018).

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-java-1_7_1-ibm-13766=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-java-1_7_1-ibm-13766=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104668

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/#

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12539/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1517/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1656/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2940/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2952/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2973/

http://www.nessus.org/u?2ea10ec3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112274

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2583-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_1-ibm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_1-ibm-alsa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_1-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_1-ibm-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12539, CVE-2018-1517, CVE-2018-1656, CVE-2018-2940, CVE-2018-2952, CVE-2018-2973