SUSE SLED11 Security Update : icedtea-web (SUSE-SU-2015:1689-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86309


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The Java Plugin IcedTea Web was updated to 1.5.2, fixing bugs and security issues.

- permissions sandbox and signed app and unsigned app with permissions all-permissions now run in sandbox instead of not at all.

- fixed DownloadService

- RH1231441 Unable to read the text of the buttons of the security dialogue

- Fixed RH1233697 icedtea-web: applet origin spoofing (CVE-2015-5235, bsc#944208)

- Fixed RH1233667 icedtea-web: unexpected permanent authorization of unsigned applets (CVE-2015-5234, bsc#944209)

- MissingALACAdialog made available also for unsigned applications (but ignoring actual manifest value) and fixed

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-icedtea-web-12116=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-icedtea-web-12116=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86309

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1689-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/07

Modified: 2015/10/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5234, CVE-2015-5235

OSVDB: 127019, 127031