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

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


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 :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00040.html
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

Solution :

Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

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: 74816 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now