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Fedora 10 Update: java-1.6.0-openjdk- Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This fixes a default security policy, that allowed unsigned applets to access the gnome-java-bridge, allowing a privilege escalation (#474431). There are also several bug fixes included in this update.
Fedora Update Notification
2009-02-05 01:18:26

Name        : java-1.6.0-openjdk
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     :
Release     : 9.b14.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : OpenJDK Runtime Environment
Description :
The OpenJDK runtime environment.

Update Information:

This fixes a default security policy, that allowed unsigned applets to access
the gnome-java-bridge, allowing a privilege escalation (#474431).    There are
also several bug fixes included in this update.

* Mon Jan 26 2009 Lillian Angel  - 1:1.6.0-10.b14
- Updated sources.
* Fri Jan 23 2009 Lillian Angel  - 1:1.6.0-10.b14
- Added accessibility patch.
* Thu Jan 22 2009 Lillian Angel  - 1:1.6.0-10.b14
- Updated to icedtea-1.4 snapshot.
- Updated release.
- Removed netbeans and visualvm.
- Added hotspot source.
- Added --with-hotspot-src-zip build option.
- Set runtests to 1.
- Updated jtreg log.
- Updated openjdkver.
- Updated openjdkdate.
- Added new patch to add GNOME to
- Resolves: rhbz#472953
- Resolves: rhbz#475081
- Resolves: rhbz#452573
- Resolves: rhbz#474431
- Resolves: rhbz#474503
- Resolves: rhbz#472862
- Resolves: rhbz#477351
- Resolves: rhbz#475109
- Resolves: rhbz#476462
* Sun Jan 11 2009 Lillian Angel  - 1:1.6.0-8.b12
- Removed README.plugin, updated source list.
- Updated release.

  [ 1 ] Bug #476462 - IcedTea Web Browser Plugin applet issue when loading in SSL
  [ 2 ] Bug #452573 - Bad window size calculation after using pack()
  [ 3 ] Bug #475109 - NullPointerException when launching JNLP file
  [ 4 ] Bug #472953 - Java plugin fails when visiting an https site whose certificate is not in the trust path
  [ 5 ] Bug #475081 - Komercni banka's online banking does not work
  [ 6 ] Bug #474431 - Untrusted applets can access the gnome-java-bridge
  [ 7 ] Bug #474503 - RFE: Update HotSpot
  [ 8 ] Bug #472862 - Run tests and include jtreg-check summary

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update java-1.6.0-openjdk' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

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