SUSE SLES15 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2021:0665-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 146941



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


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

Update to version jdk8u282 (icedtea 3.18.0)

- January 2021 CPU (bsc#1181239)

- Security fixes

+ JDK-8247619: Improve Direct Buffering of Characters (CVE-2020-14803)

- Import of OpenJDK 8 u282 build 01

+ JDK-6962725: Regtest javax/swing/JFileChooser/6738668/ / fails under Linux

+ JDK-8025936: Windows .pdb and .map files does not have proper dependencies setup

+ JDK-8030350: Enable additional compiler warnings for GCC

+ JDK-8031423: Test java/awt/dnd/DisposeFrameOnDragCrash/ / fails by Timeout on Windows

+ JDK-8036122: Fix warning 'format not a string literal'

+ JDK-8051853: new URI('x/').resolve('..').getSchemeSpecificPart() returns null!

+ JDK-8132664:
closed/javax/swing/DataTransfer/DefaultNoDrop/ / locks on Windows

+ JDK-8134632: Mark javax/sound/midi/Devices/ / as headful

+ JDK-8148854: Class names 'SomeClass' and 'LSomeClass;' treated by JVM as an equivalent

+ JDK-8148916: Mark as intermittently failing

+ JDK-8148983: Fix extra comma in changes for JDK-8148916

+ JDK-8160438:
javax/swing/plaf/nimbus/8057791/ fails

+ JDK-8165808: Add release barriers when allocating objects with concurrent collection

+ JDK-8185003: JMX: Add a version of ThreadMXBean.dumpAllThreads with a maxDepth argument

+ JDK-8202076: test/jdk/java/io/File/ on windows with VS2017

+ JDK-8207766: [testbug] Adapt tests for Aix.

+ JDK-8212070: Introduce diagnostic flag to abort VM on failed JIT compilation

+ JDK-8213448: [TESTBUG] enhance jfr/jvm/TestDumpOnCrash

+ JDK-8215727: Restore JFR thread sampler loop to old / previous behavior

+ JDK-8220657: JFR.dump does not work when filename is set

+ JDK-8221342: [TESTBUG] Generate Dockerfile for docker testing

+ JDK-8224502: [TESTBUG] JDK docker test fails with access issues and OOM

+ JDK-8231209: [REDO] ThreadMXBean::getThreadAllocatedBytes() can be quicker for self thread

+ JDK-8231968: getCurrentThreadAllocatedBytes default implementation s/b getThreadAllocatedBytes

+ JDK-8232114: JVM crashed at imjpapi.dll in native code

+ JDK-8234270: [REDO] JDK-8204128 NMT might report incorrect numbers for Compiler area

+ JDK-8234339: replace JLI_StrTok in java_md_solinux.c

+ JDK-8238448: RSASSA-PSS signature verification fail when using certain odd key sizes

+ JDK-8242335: Additional Tests for RSASSA-PSS

+ JDK-8244225: stringop-overflow warning on strncpy call from compile_the_world_in

+ JDK-8245400: Upgrade to LittleCMS 2.11

+ JDK-8248214: Add paddings for TaskQueueSuper to reduce false-sharing cache contention

+ JDK-8249176: Update GlobalSignR6CA test certificates

+ JDK-8250665: Wrong translation for the month name of May in ar_JO,LB,SY

+ JDK-8250928: JFR: Improve hash algorithm for stack traces

+ JDK-8251469: Better cleanup for test/jdk/javax/imageio/

+ JDK-8251840:
Java_sun_awt_X11_XToolkit_getDefaultScreenData should not be in make/mapfiles/libawt_xawt/mapfile-vers

+ JDK-8252384: [TESTBUG] Some tests refer to COMPAT provider rather than JRE

+ JDK-8252395: [8u] --with-native-debug-symbols=external doesn't include debuginfo files for binaries

+ JDK-8252497: Incorrect numeric currency code for ROL

+ JDK-8252754: Hash code calculation of JfrStackTrace is inconsistent

+ JDK-8252904: VM crashes when JFR is used and JFR event class is transformed

+ JDK-8252975: [8u] JDK-8252395 breaks the build for


+ JDK-8253284: Zero OrderAccess barrier mappings are incorrect

+ JDK-8253550: [8u] JDK-8252395 breaks the build for make STRIP_POLICY=no_strip

+ JDK-8253752: test/sun/management/jmxremote/bootstrap/ / fails randomly

+ JDK-8254081: java/security/cert/PolicyNode/ / fails due to an expired certificate

+ JDK-8254144: Non-x86 Zero builds fail with return-type warning in os_linux_zero.cpp

+ JDK-8254166: Zero: return-type warning in zeroInterpreter_zero.cpp

+ JDK-8254683: [TEST_BUG] jdk/test/sun/tools/jconsole/ / fails

+ JDK-8255003: Build failures on Solaris

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.


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-4.0-2021-665=1

SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-Server-4.0-2021-665=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-BCL-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP3-2021-665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP2-2021-665=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2021-665=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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 146941

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0665-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/2/2021

Updated: 3/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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: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