SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2018:2839-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 117700

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for java-1_8_0-ibm to 8.0.5.20 fixes the following security issues :

CVE-2018-2952: Vulnerability in subcomponent: Concurrency. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allowed unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-2940: Vulnerability in subcomponent: Libraries. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-2973: Vulnerability in subcomponent: JSSE. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allowed unauthenticated attacker with network access via SSL/TLS to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-2964: Vulnerability in subcomponent: Deployment. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allowed unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE. (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2016-0705: Prevent double free in the dsa_priv_decode function that allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed DSA private key (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2017-3732: Prevent carry propagating bug in the x86_64 Montgomery squaring procedure (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2017-3736: Prevent carry propagating bug in the x86_64 Montgomery squaring procedure (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-1517: Unspecified vulnerability (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-1656: Unspecified vulnerability (bsc#1104668)

CVE-2018-12539: Users other than the process owner might have been able to use Java Attach API to connect to an IBM JVM on the same machine and use Attach API operations, which includes the ability to execute untrusted native code (bsc#1104668)

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1987=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1987=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1987=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1104668

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0705.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3732.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3736.html

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-2018-2964.html

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?db640fd2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117700

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2839-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/25

Modified: 2018/09/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0705, CVE-2017-3732, CVE-2017-3736, CVE-2018-12539, CVE-2018-1517, CVE-2018-1656, CVE-2018-2940, CVE-2018-2952, CVE-2018-2964, CVE-2018-2973