SUSE SLES15 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2021:0670-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146937

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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 25 [bsc#1182186, bsc#1181239, CVE-2020-27221, CVE-2020-14803]

- CVE-2020-27221: Potential for a stack-based buffer overflow when the virtual machine or JNI natives are converting from UTF-8 characters to platform encoding.

- CVE-2020-14803: Unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols allows to compromise Java SE.

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 Manager Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.0-2021-670=1

SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-Server-4.0-2021-670=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-BCL-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP3-2021-670=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP2-2021-670=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2021-670=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform 'skuba' tool. I will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1181239

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182186

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14803/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27221/

http://www.nessus.org/u?036fc0f7

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146937

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0670-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/2/2021

Updated: 3/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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:15

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: 3/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14803, CVE-2020-27221