Fedora 12 : java-1.6.0-openjdk- (2010-12758)

High Nessus Plugin ID 48330


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


# S6678385, RH551835: Fixes jvm crashes when window is resized. # Produces the 'expected' behavior for full screen applications, when running the Metacity window manager. # PR453, OJ100142: Fix policy evaluation to match the proprietary JDK. # IcedTeaNPPlugin. * RH524387: javax.net.ssl.SSLKeyException: RSA premaster secret error * Set context classloader for all threads in an applet's threadgroup * PR436: Close all applet threads on exit * PR480: NPPlugin with NoScript extension. * PR488: Question mark changing into underscore in URL. * RH592553: Fix bug causing 100% CPU usage. * Don't generate a random pointer from a pthread_t in the debug output. * Add ForbiddenTargetException for legacy support.

- Use variadic macro for plugin debug message printing. * Don't link the plugin with libxul libraries. * Fix race conditions in plugin initialization code that were causing hangs. * RH506730: BankID (Norwegian common online banking authentication system) applet fails to load. * PR491: pass java_{code,codebase,archive} parameters to Java. * Adds javawebstart.version property and give user permission to read that property. # NetX:
* Fix security flaw in NetX that allows arbitrary unsigned apps to set any java property. * Fix a flaw that allows unsigned code to access any file on the machine (accessible to the user) and write to it. * Make path sanitization consistent; use a blacklisting approach. * Make the SingleInstanceServer thread a daemon thread. * Handle JNLP files which use native libraries but do not indicate it * Allow JNLP classloaders to share native libraries * Added encoding support # PulseAudio: * Eliminate spurious exception throwing. # Zero/Shark: * PR483: Fix miscompilation of sun.misc.Unsafe::getByte. * PR324,PR481: Fix Shark VM crash. * Fix Zero build on Hitachi SH. # SystemTap support: * PR476: Enable building SystemTap support on GCC 4.5.

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Update the affected java-1.6.0-openjdk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48330

File Name: fedora_2010-12758.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/08/14

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:java-1.6.0-openjdk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/13

Reference Information

OSVDB: 75193, 75194

FEDORA: 2010-12758