openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2012:1524-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The IcedTea Web Java plugin was updated to 1.3.1 (bnc#787846)

- Security Updates

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

- Common Bugfixes

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74816 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540

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