Security update for java-1_7_0-openjdk

SUSE Security Update: Security update for java-1_7_0-openjdk
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0956-1
Rating: important
References: #972468
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    The OpenJDK Java java-1_7_0-openjdk was updated to 2.6.5 to fix the
    following issues:

    Update to 2.6.5 - OpenJDK 7u99 (bsc#972468)
    * Security fixes
    - S8152335, CVE-2016-0636: Improve MethodHandle consistency, which could
    be used by attackers to inject code.
    * Import of OpenJDK 7 u99 build 0
    - S6425769, PR2858: Allow specifying an address to bind JMX remote
    - S6961123: setWMClass fails to null-terminate WM_CLASS string
    - S8145982, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing intermittently
    - S8146015, PR2858: JMXInterfaceBindingTest is failing intermittently
    for IPv6 addresses
    * Backports
    - S8028727, PR2814: [parfait] warnings from b116 for JNI pending exceptions
    - S8048512, PR2814: Uninitialised memory in
    - S8071705. PR2819, RH1182694: Java application menu misbehaves when
    running multiple screen stacked vertically
    - S8150954, PR2866, RH1176206: AWT Robot not compatible with GNOME Shell
    * Bug fixes
    - PR2803: Make system CUPS optional
    - PR2886: Location of 'stap' executable is hard-coded
    - PR2893: test/tapset/ should be executable
    - PR2894: Add missing test directory in make check.
    * CACAO
    - PR2781, CA195: typeinfo.cpp: typeinfo_merge_nonarrays: Assertion `dest
    && result && x.any && y.any' failed
    * AArch64 port
    - PR2852: Add support for large code cache
    - PR2852: Apply ReservedCodeCacheSize default limiting to AArch64 only.
    - S8081289, PR2852: aarch64: add support for RewriteFrequentPairs in
    - S8131483, PR2852: aarch64: illegal stlxr instructions
    - S8133352, PR2852: aarch64: generates constrained unpredictable
    - S8133842, PR2852: aarch64: C2 generates illegal instructions with int
    shifts >=32
    - S8134322, PR2852: AArch64: Fix several errors in C2 biased locking
    - S8136615, PR2852: aarch64: elide DecodeN when followed by CmpP 0
    - S8138575, PR2852: Improve generated code for profile counters
    - S8138641, PR2852: Disable C2 peephole by default for aarch64
    - S8138966, PR2852: Intermittent SEGV running ParallelGC
    - S8143067, PR2852: aarch64: guarantee failure in javac
    - S8143285, PR2852: aarch64: Missing load acquire when checking if
    ConstantPoolCacheEntry is resolved
    - S8143584, PR2852: Load constant pool tag and class status with load
    - S8144201, PR2852: aarch64: jdk/test/com/sun/net/httpserver/
    fails with
    - S8144582, PR2852: AArch64 does not generate correct branch profile data
    - S8146709, PR2852: AArch64: Incorrect use of ADRP for byte_map_base
    - S8147805, PR2852: aarch64: C1 segmentation fault due to inline
    - S8148240, PR2852: aarch64: random infrequent null pointer exceptions
    in javac
    * PPC & AIX port
    - S8034797, PR2851: AIX: Fix os::naked_short_sleep() in
    os_aix.cpp after 8028280
    - S8139258, PR2851: PPC64LE: argument passing problem when passing 15
    floats in native call
    - S8139421, PR2851: PPC64LE: MacroAssembler::bxx64_patchable kill
    register R12

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-java-1_7_0-openjdk-12493=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
      • java-1_7_0-openjdk-
      • java-1_7_0-openjdk-demo-
      • java-1_7_0-openjdk-devel-
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
      • java-1_7_0-openjdk-debuginfo-
      • java-1_7_0-openjdk-debugsource-