SuSE 11.2 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Number 7041)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The IcedTea-Web Java plugin has been updated to version 1.3.1 to fix
various bugs and security issues.

1.3.1 changes :

- Security Updates

- RH869040: Heap-based buffer overflow after triggering
event attached to applet. (CVE-2012-4540)

- Common

- PR1161: X509VariableTrustManager does not work correctly
with OpenJDK7 fixes the self-signed issue (mentioned in
bnc#784859, bnc#785333, bnc#786775)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=784859
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=785333
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=786775
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=787846
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4540.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7041.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64156 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540

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