SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2016:0957-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90398

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for java-1_8_0-openjdk to version jdk8u77-b03 fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2016-0636: Improve MethodHandle consistency, which had allowed attackers to execute code. (bsc#972468)

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 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-SP1-2016-555=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-555=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/972468

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0636.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?f054094c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90398

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0957-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/07

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.4

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0636

OSVDB: 98536