SUSE SLED11 Security Update : java-1_7_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2016:0956-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 90397


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


The OpenJDK Java java-1_7_0-openjdk was updated to 2.6.5 to fix the following issues :

Update to 2.6.5 - OpenJDK 7u99 (bsc#972468)

- Security fixes

- S8152335, CVE-2016-0636: Improve MethodHandle consistency, which could be used by attackers to inject code.

- Import of OpenJDK 7 u99 build 0

- S6425769, PR2858: Allow specifying an address to bind JMX remote connector

- S6961123: setWMClass fails to null-terminate WM_CLASS string

- S8145982, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing intermittently

- S8146015, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing intermittently for IPv6 addresses

- Backports

- S8028727, PR2814: [parfait] warnings from b116 for JNI pending exceptions

- S8048512, PR2814: Uninitialised memory in jdk/src/share/native/sun/security/ec/ECC_JNI.cpp

- S8071705. PR2819, RH1182694: Java application menu misbehaves when running multiple screen stacked vertically

- S8150954, PR2866, RH1176206: AWT Robot not compatible with GNOME Shell

- Bug fixes

- PR2803: Make system CUPS optional

- PR2886: Location of 'stap' executable is hard-coded

- PR2893: test/tapset/ should be executable

- PR2894: Add missing test directory in make check.


- PR2781, CA195: typeinfo.cpp: typeinfo_merge_nonarrays:
Assertion `dest && result && x.any && y.any' failed

- AArch64 port

- PR2852: Add support for large code cache

- PR2852: Apply ReservedCodeCacheSize default limiting to AArch64 only.

- S8081289, PR2852: aarch64: add support for RewriteFrequentPairs in interpreter

- S8131483, PR2852: aarch64: illegal stlxr instructions

- S8133352, PR2852: aarch64: generates constrained unpredictable instructions

- S8133842, PR2852: aarch64: C2 generates illegal instructions with int shifts >=32

- S8134322, PR2852: AArch64: Fix several errors in C2 biased locking implementation

- S8136615, PR2852: aarch64: elide DecodeN when followed by CmpP 0

- S8138575, PR2852: Improve generated code for profile counters

- S8138641, PR2852: Disable C2 peephole by default for aarch64

- S8138966, PR2852: Intermittent SEGV running ParallelGC

- S8143067, PR2852: aarch64: guarantee failure in javac

- S8143285, PR2852: aarch64: Missing load acquire when checking if ConstantPoolCacheEntry is resolved

- S8143584, PR2852: Load constant pool tag and class status with load acquire

- S8144201, PR2852: aarch64:
jdk/test/com/sun/net/httpserver/ fails with


- S8144582, PR2852: AArch64 does not generate correct branch profile data

- S8146709, PR2852: AArch64: Incorrect use of ADRP for byte_map_base

- S8147805, PR2852: aarch64: C1 segmentation fault due to inline Unsafe.getAndSetObject

- S8148240, PR2852: aarch64: random infrequent NULL pointer exceptions in javac

- PPC & AIX port

- S8034797, PR2851: AIX: Fix os::naked_short_sleep() in os_aix.cpp after 8028280

- S8139258, PR2851: PPC64LE: argument passing problem when passing 15 floats in native call

- S8139421, PR2851: PPC64LE:
MacroAssembler::bxx64_patchable kill register R12

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 Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90397

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0956-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/7/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_7_0-openjdk-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 4/5/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0636