openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2012:0981-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74711

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- update to 1.2.1 (bnc#773458)

- Security Updates

- CVE-2012-3422, RH840592: Potential read from an uninitialized memory location

- CVE-2012-3423, RH841345: Incorrect handling of not 0-terminated strings

- NetX

- PR898: signed applications with big jnlp-file doesn't start (webstart affect like 'frozen')

- PR811: javaws is not handling urls with spaces (and other characters needing encoding) correctly

- 816592: icedtea-web not loading GeoGebra java applets in Firefox or Chrome

- Plugin

- PR863: Error passing strings to applet methods in Chromium

- PR895: IcedTea-Web searches for missing classes on each loadClass or findClass

- PR518: NPString.utf8characters not guaranteed to be nul-terminated

- Common

- RH838417: Disambiguate signed applet security prompt from certificate warning

- RH838559: Disambiguate signed applet security prompt from certificate warning


Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74711

File Name: openSUSE-2012-512.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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:opensuse:icedtea-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:icedtea-web-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:icedtea-web-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:icedtea-web-javadoc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3422, CVE-2012-3423