SuSE 11.3 Security Update : icedtea-web (SAT Patch Number 8974)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 73117


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The OpenJDK Java Plugin IcedTea Web was released to fix a temporary file access problem.

Changes :

- Dialogs center on screen before becoming visible.

- Support for u45 new manifest attributes (Application-Name).

- Custom applet permission policies panel in itweb-settings control panel.

- Plugin fixes :

- PR1271: icedtea-web does not handle 'javascript:'-protocol URLs

- RH976833: Multiple applets on one page cause deadlock

- Enabled javaconsole.

- Security fixes :

- CVE-2013-6493/RH1010958: Insecure temporary file use flaw in LiveConnect implementation.

- Additional fixes and changes :

- Christmas splashscreen extension

- Fixed classloading deadlocks

- Cleaned code from warnings

- Pipes moved to XDG runtime dir.


Apply SAT patch number 8974.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 73117

File Name: suse_11_icedtea-web-140304.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/20

Modified: 2014/03/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

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: 2014/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6493