SuSE 11.3 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Number 8974)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The OpenJDK Java Plugin IcedTea Web was released to fix a temporary
file access problem.

Changes :

- Dialogs center on screen before becoming visible.

- Support for u45 new manifest attributes
(Application-Name).

- Custom applet permission policies panel in
itweb-settings control panel.

- Plugin fixes :

- PR1271: icedtea-web does not handle
'javascript:'-protocol URLs

- RH976833: Multiple applets on one page cause deadlock

- Enabled javaconsole.

- Security fixes :

- CVE-2013-6493/RH1010958: Insecure temporary file use
flaw in LiveConnect implementation.

- Additional fixes and changes :

- Christmas splashscreen extension

- Fixed classloading deadlocks

- Cleaned code from warnings

- Pipes moved to XDG runtime dir.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=864364
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-6493.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8974.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73117 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6493

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