SuSE 11.1 / 11.2 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Numbers 6621 / 6626)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The icedtea-web Java browser plugin was updated to 1.2.1 to fix
security issues and bugs.

- Potential read from a uninitialized memory location has
been fixed. (CVE-2012-3422)

- Incorrect handling of not-0 terminated strings has been
fixed. (CVE-2012-3423)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773458
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3422.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3423.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6621 / 6626 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64155 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3422
CVE-2012-3423

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