openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2013:1509-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75156


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This icedtea-web update fixes several security issues.

Changes in icedtea-web :

- update to 1.4.1 (bnc#840572)

- Improved and cleaned Temporary internet files panel

- NetX

- PR1465 - while trying to download a JAR file

- PR1473 - javaws should not depend on name of local file

- Plugin

- PR854: Resizing an applet several times causes 100% CPU load

- Security Updates

- CVE-2013-4349, RH869040: Heap-based buffer overflow after triggering event attached to applet CVE-2012-4540 nit fixed in icedtea-web 1.4

- Misc

- reproducers tests are enabled in dist-tarball

- application context support for OpenJDK build 25 and higher

- small patches into rhino support and

- PR1533: Inherit jnlp.packEnabled and jnlp.versionEnabled like other properties

- need jpackage-utils on older distros

- run more tests in %check

- drop icedtea-web-AppContext.patch, already upstream

- add javapackages-tools to build requires


Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75156

File Name: openSUSE-2013-733.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/11/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4540