SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionTo 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'.