SUSE SLED11 Security Update : icedtea-web (SUSE-SU-2015:1689-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The Java Plugin IcedTea Web was updated to 1.5.2, fixing bugs and
security issues.

- permissions sandbox and signed app and unsigned app with
permissions all-permissions now run in sandbox instead
of not at all.

- fixed DownloadService

- RH1231441 Unable to read the text of the buttons of the
security dialogue

- Fixed RH1233697 icedtea-web: applet origin spoofing
(CVE-2015-5235, bsc#944208)

- Fixed RH1233667 icedtea-web: unexpected permanent
authorization of unsigned applets (CVE-2015-5234,
bsc#944209)

- MissingALACAdialog made available also for unsigned
applications (but ignoring actual manifest value) and
fixed

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/944208
https://bugzilla.suse.com/944209
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5234.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5235.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f41ac4f4

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-icedtea-web-12116=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-icedtea-web-12116=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86309 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5234
CVE-2015-5235

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