SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_6_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2017:0726-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119995
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for java-1_6_0-ibm to 8.0-4.1 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed :
- CVE-2016-2183: The DES and Triple DES ciphers, as used in the TLS, SSH, and IPSec protocols and other protocols and products, have a birthday bound of approximately four billion blocks, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain cleartext data via a birthday attack against a long-duration encrypted session, as demonstrated by an HTTPS session using Triple DES in CBC mode, aka a 'Sweet32' attack. (bsc#1027038)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2017-407=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.