openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2013:1509-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This icedtea-web update fixes several security issues.

Changes in icedtea-web :

- update to 1.4.1 (bnc#840572)

- Improved and cleaned Temporary internet files panel

- NetX

- PR1465 - java.io.FileNotFoundException while trying to
download a JAR file

- PR1473 - javaws should not depend on name of local file

- Plugin

- PR854: Resizing an applet several times causes 100% CPU
load

- Security Updates

- CVE-2013-4349, RH869040: Heap-based buffer overflow
after triggering event attached to applet CVE-2012-4540
nit fixed in icedtea-web 1.4

- Misc

- reproducers tests are enabled in dist-tarball

- application context support for OpenJDK build 25 and
higher

- small patches into rhino support and

- PR1533: Inherit jnlp.packEnabled and jnlp.versionEnabled
like other properties

- need jpackage-utils on older distros

- run more tests in %check

- drop icedtea-web-AppContext.patch, already upstream

- add javapackages-tools to build requires

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00071.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840572

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: 75156 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540

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