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Vulnerability of IBM Java: privilege escalation via J9 JVM

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via J9 JVM of IBM Java, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/05/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-1417, SUSE-SU-2018:1447-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1458-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1738-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1764-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2068-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26251.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via J9 JVM of IBM Java, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

SUSE LE 11 SP3: new java-1_7_0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP3: java-1_7_0-ibm 1.7.0_sr10.25-65.25.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new java-1_7_1-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.25-26.26.1

SUSE LE 12: new java-1_7_1-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.25-38.23.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.25-38.23.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.25-38.23.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: java-1_7_1-ibm 1.7.1_sr4.25-38.23.1

SUSE LE 12: new java-1_8_0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.15-30.33.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.15-30.33.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.15-30.33.1

SUSE LE 15: new java-1_8_0-ibm packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: java-1_8_0-ibm 1.8.0_sr5.15-3.3.4
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