Security update for java-1_8_0-openjdk

SUSE Security Update: Security update for java-1_8_0-openjdk
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1569-2
Rating: important
References: #1160398 #1169511 #1171352
Cross-References:CVE-2020-2754 CVE-2020-2755 CVE-2020-2756 CVE-2020-2757 CVE-2020-2773 CVE-2020-2781 CVE-2020-2800 CVE-2020-2803 CVE-2020-2805 CVE-2020-2830
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2

An update that fixes 10 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for java-1_8_0-openjdk to version jdk8u252 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-2754: Forward references to Nashorn (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2755: Improve Nashorn matching (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2756: Better mapping of serial ENUMs (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2757: Less Blocking Array Queues (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2773: Better signatures in XML (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2781: Improve TLS session handling (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2800: Better Headings for HTTP Servers (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2803: Enhance buffering of byte buffers (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2805: Enhance typing of methods (bsc#1169511)
  • CVE-2020-2830: Better Scanner conversions (bsc#1169511)
  • Ignore whitespaces after the header or footer in PEM X.509 cert (bsc#1171352)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP2-2020-1569=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-debuginfo-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-debugsource-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo-debuginfo-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel-debuginfo-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless-
    • java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless-debuginfo-