SuSE 11.3 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Number 7981)

High Nessus Plugin ID 68953


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update to IcedTea-Web 1.4 provides the following fixes and enhancements :

- Security updates

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

- RH884705: fixed gifar vulnerabilit. (CVE-2013-1927)

- RH840592: Potential read from an uninitialized memory location. (CVE-2012-3422)

- RH841345: Incorrect handling of not 0-terminated strings. (CVE-2012-3423)

- RH884705: fixed gifar vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1927)

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

- 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

- PR580: loads improperly.

- 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: loads improperly

- PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK

- PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception.

- 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(' erts') is null

- PR909: The Java applet at fails

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

- 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

- Added extended applets security settings and dialogue

- Added new option in itw-settings which allows users to set JVM arguments when plugin is initialized

- Fixed a build failure with older xulrunner

- Changed strict openjdk6 dependencies to anything java-openjdk >= 1.6.0.


Apply SAT patch number 7981.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68953

File Name: suse_11_icedtea-web-130702.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/18

Modified: 2014/05/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:icedtea-web, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/02

Reference Information

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