(RHSA-2018:2575) Important: java-1.8.0-ibm security update

2018-08-28T23:06:50
ID RHSA-2018:2575
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-08-28T23:09:02

Description

IBM Java SE version 8 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 8 to version 8 SR5-FP20.

Security Fix(es):

  • IBM JDK: privilege escalation via insufficiently restricted access to Attach API (CVE-2018-12539)

  • openssl: BN_mod_exp may produce incorrect results on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3732)

  • openssl: bn_sqrx8x_internal carry bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3736)

  • IBM JDK: DoS in the java.math component (CVE-2018-1517)

  • IBM JDK: path traversal flaw in the Diagnostic Tooling Framework (CVE-2018-1656)

  • Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u201, 7u191, 8u181, and 10.0.2 (Libraries) (CVE-2018-2940)

  • OpenJDK: insufficient index validation in PatternSyntaxException getMessage() (Concurrency, 8199547) (CVE-2018-2952)

  • Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u201, 7u191, 8u181, and 10.0.2 (JSSE) (CVE-2018-2973)

  • OpenSSL: Double-free in DSA code (CVE-2016-0705)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting CVE-2016-0705. Upstream acknowledges Adam Langley (Google/BoringSSL) as the original reporter of CVE-2016-0705.