SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-openjdk (SUSE-SU-2017:0346-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96926


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


This update for java-1_8_0-openjdk fixes the following issues: Oracle Critical Patch Update of January 2017 (bsc#1020905) Upgrade to version jdk8u121 (icedtea 3.3.0) :

- S8138725: Add options for Javadoc generation

- S8140353: Improve signature checking

- S8151934, CVE-2017-3231: Resolve class resolution

- S8156804, CVE-2017-3241: Better constraint checking

- S8158406: Limited Parameter Processing

- S8158997: JNDI Protocols Switch

- S8159507: RuntimeVisibleAnnotation validation

- S8161218: Better bytecode loading

- S8161743, CVE-2017-3252: Provide proper login context

- S8162577: Standardize logging levels

- S8162973: Better component components

- S8164143, CVE-2017-3260: Improve components for menu items

- S8164147, CVE-2017-3261: Improve streaming socket output

- S8165071, CVE-2016-2183: Expand TLS support

- S8165344, CVE-2017-3272: Update concurrency support

- S8166988, CVE-2017-3253: Improve image processing performance

- S8167104, CVE-2017-3289: Additional class construction refinements

- S8167223, CVE-2016-5552: URL handling improvements

- S8168705, CVE-2016-5547: Better ObjectIdentifier validation

- S8168714, CVE-2016-5546: Tighten ECDSA validation

- S8168728, CVE-2016-5548: DSA signing improvements

- S8168724, CVE-2016-5549: ECDSA signing improvements

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 for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-176=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-176=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-176=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-176=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-176=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96926

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0346-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/01

Modified: 2017/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 9.6

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

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: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: 2017/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-5546, CVE-2016-5547, CVE-2016-5548, CVE-2016-5549, CVE-2016-5552, CVE-2017-3231, CVE-2017-3241, CVE-2017-3252, CVE-2017-3253, CVE-2017-3260, CVE-2017-3261, CVE-2017-3272, CVE-2017-3289

OSVDB: 143387, 143388, 150415, 150416, 150417, 150418, 150419, 150420, 150421, 150422, 150423, 150425, 150426, 150427, 150428