SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2017:0839-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99083

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for java-1_8_0-ibm fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-2183: The DES and Triple DES ciphers, as used in the TLS, SSH, and IPSec protocols and other protocols and products, have a birthday bound of approximately four billion blocks, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain cleartext data via a birthday attack against a long-duration encrypted session, as demonstrated by an HTTPS session using Triple DES in CBC mode, aka a 'Sweet32' attack. (bsc#1027038) Bugfixes :

- Require the main pkg in post phase of devel (bsc#1025506)

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-468=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-468=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1025506

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1027038

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2183/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b1c1f48a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99083

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0839-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/30/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm-alsa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_8_0-ibm-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 3/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183