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/1104668

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?7df7e881

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112274

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

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/11/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

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

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