SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2018:3064-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117992

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for java-1_8_0-openjdk to the jdk8u181 (icedtea 3.9.0) release fixes the following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

CVE-2018-2938: Difficult to exploit vulnerability allowed unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE (bsc#1101644).

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#1101645)

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#1101651)

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#1101656)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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-7-2018-2168=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2168=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2168=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2168=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2168=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2168=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2168=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101644

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101645

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101651

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101656

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106812

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2938/

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/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3639/

http://www.nessus.org/u?480f10c8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117992

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3064-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/09

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless-debuginfo, 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: 2018/10/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2938, CVE-2018-2940, CVE-2018-2952, CVE-2018-2973, CVE-2018-3639