SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2020:2461-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 140257
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

Update to Java 8.0 Service Refresh 6 Fix Pack 15 [bsc#1175259, bsc#1174157] CVE-2020-14577 CVE-2020-14578 CVE-2020-14579 CVE-2020-14581 CVE-2020-14556 CVE-2020-14621 CVE-2020-14593 CVE-2020-14583 CVE-2019-17639

- Class Libraries :

- JAVA.UTIL.ZIP.DEFLATER OPERATIONS THROW JAVA.LANG.INTERNALERROR

- JAVA 8 DECODER OBJECTS CONSUME A LARGE AMOUNT OF JAVA HEAP

- TRANSLATION MESSAGES UPDATE FOR JCL

- UPDATE TIMEZONE INFORMATION TO TZDATA2020A

- Java Virtual Machine :

- IBM JAVA REGISTERS A HANDLER BY DEFAULT FOR SIGABRT

- LARGE MEMORY FOOTPRINT HELD BY TRACECONTEXT OBJECT

- JIT Compiler :

- CRASH IN THE INTERPRETER AFTER OSR FROM INLINED SYNCHRONIZED METHOD IN DEBUGGING MODE

- INTERMITTENT ASSERTION FAILURE REPORTED

- CRASH IN RESOLVECLASSREF() DURING AOT LOAD

- JIT CRASH DURING CLASS UNLOADING IN J9METHOD_HT::ONCLASSUNLOADING()

- SEGMENTATION FAULT WHILE COMPILING A METHOD

- UNEXPECTED CLASSCASTEXCEPTION THROWN IN HIGH LEVEL PARALLEL APPLICATION ON IBM Z PLATFORM

- Security :

- CERTIFICATEEXCEPTION OCCURS WHEN FILE.ENCODING PROPERTY SET TO NON DEFAULT VALUE

- CHANGES TO IBMJCE AND IBMJCEPLUS PROVIDERS

- IBMJCEPLUS FAILS, WHEN THE SECURITY MANAGER IS ENABLED, WITH DEFAULT PERMISSIONS, SPECIFIED IN JAVA.POLICY FILE

- IN CERTAIN INSTANCES, IBMJCEPLUS PROVIDER THROWS EXCEPTION FROM KEYFACTORY CLASS

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 Crowbar 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-9-2020-2461=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-2461=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-9-2020-2461=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-2461=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP4-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-LTSS-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-2461=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-2461=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174157

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175259

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17639/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14556/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14577/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14578/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14579/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14581/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14583/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14593/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14621/

http://www.nessus.org/u?ffd15ce1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140257

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2461-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14556

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17639, CVE-2020-14556, CVE-2020-14577, CVE-2020-14578, CVE-2020-14579, CVE-2020-14581, CVE-2020-14583, CVE-2020-14593, CVE-2020-14621