openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2013:0893-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Changes in icedtea-web with update to 1.4 (bnc#818768) :

- Added cs, de, pl localization

- Splash screen for javaws and plugin

- Better error reporting for plugin via
Error-splash-screen

- All IcedTea-Web dialogues are centered to middle of
active screen

- Download indicator made compact for more then one jar

- User can select its own JVM via itw-settings and
deploy.properties.

- Added extended applets security settings and dialogue

- Security updates

- CVE-2013-1926, RH916774: Class-loader incorrectly shared
for applets with same relative-path.

- CVE-2013-1927, RH884705: fixed gifar vulnerabilit

- CVE-2012-3422, RH840592: Potential read from an
uninitialized memory location

- CVE-2012-3423, RH841345: Incorrect handling of not
0-terminated strings

- NetX

- PR1027: DownloadService is not supported by IcedTea-Web

- PR725: JNLP applications will prompt for creating
desktop shortcuts every time they are run

- PR1292: Javaws does not resolve versioned jar names with
periods correctly

- Plugin

- PR1106: Buffer overflow in plugin table-

- PR1166: Embedded JNLP File is not supported in applet
tag

- PR1217: Add command line arguments for plugins

- PR1189: Icedtea-plugin requires code attribute when
using jnlp_href

- PR1198: JSObject is not passed to JavaScript correctly

- PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK

- PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception

- PR580: http://www.horaoficial.cl/ loads improperly

- Common

- PR1049: Extension jnlp's signed jar with the content of
only META-INF/* is considered

- PR955: regression: SweetHome3D fails to run

- PR1145: IcedTea-Web can cause ClassCircularityError

- PR1161: X509VariableTrustManager does not work correctly
with OpenJDK7

- PR822: Applets fail to load if jars have different
signers

- PR1186:
System.getProperty('deployment.user.security.trusted.cac
erts') is null

- PR909: The Java applet at
http://de.gosupermodel.com/games/wardrobegame.jsp fails

- PR1299: WebStart doesn't read socket proxy settings from
firefox correctly

See also :

http://de.gosupermodel.com/games/wardrobegame.jsp
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-05/msg00032.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00030.html
http://www.horaoficial.cl/
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=818768

Solution :

Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75010 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3422
CVE-2012-3423
CVE-2013-1926
CVE-2013-1927

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