SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Numbers 8357 / 8358)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This icedtea-web update adds a missing fix for an off-by-one
heap-based buffer overflow.

- icedtea-web 1.4.1 fixes the missing patch for
CVE-2012-4540. (bnc#840572: CVE-2013-4349)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840572
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4540.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4349.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8357 / 8358 as appropriate.

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: 70289 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540

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