SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2018:3064-2) (Spectre)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118300

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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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-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?de86cbe5

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118300

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3064-2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/22/2018

Updated: 9/10/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2018

Reference Information

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