openSUSE Security Update : icedtea-web (openSUSE-SU-2014:0310-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 75272


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


icedtea-web was updated to version 1.4.2 (bnc#864364), fixing various bugs and a security issues :

- 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

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

- RH976833: Multiple applets on one page cause deadlock

- Enabled javaconsole

- Security Updates

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

- Except above also :

- Christmas splashscreen extension

- fixed classloading deadlocks

- cleaned code from warnings

- pipes moved to XDG runtime dir

- Patches changes :

- rebased icedtea-web-1.1-moonlight-symbol-clash.patch

- add icedtea-web-1.4.2-mkdir.patch

- add icedtea-web-1.4.2-softkiller-link.patch

- build with rhino support

- use fdupes

- run make run-netx-dist-tests in %check on openSUSE > 13.1


Update the affected icedtea-web packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 75272

File Name: openSUSE-2014-176.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

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:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6493

BID: 65437