SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2016:0256-1) (SLOTH)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88453


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


java-1_8_0-openjdk was updated to version 7u95 to fix several security issues. (bsc#962743)

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-7575: Further reduce use of MD5 (SLOTH) (bsc#960996)

- CVE-2015-8126: Vulnerability in the AWT component related to splashscreen displays

- CVE-2015-8472: Vulnerability in the AWT component, addressed by same fix

- CVE-2016-0402: Vulnerability in the Networking component related to URL processing

- CVE-2016-0448: Vulnerability in the JMX comonent related to attribute processing

- CVE-2016-0466: Vulnerability in the JAXP component, related to limits

- CVE-2016-0483: Vulnerability in the AWT component related to image decoding

- CVE-2016-0494: Vulnerability in 2D component related to font actions

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 YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-160=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-160=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88453

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0256-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/28

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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-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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8472, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2016-0475, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494

OSVDB: 130175, 132305, 133156, 133157, 133158, 133159, 133160, 133161