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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
SuSE Sun Java 1.6 was updated to Update 24 fixing various bugs and security issues. The update is rated critical by Sun. Following CVEs were addressed: CVE-2010-4452 CVE-2010-4454 CVE-2010-4462 [More...]
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                        SUSE Security Announcement

        Package:                java-1_6_0-sun
        Announcement ID:        SUSE-SA:2011:010
        Date:                   Tue, 22 Feb 2011 14:00:00 +0000
        Affected Products:      openSUSE 11.2
                                openSUSE 11.3
                                SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3
                                SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
        Vulnerability Type:     remote code execution
        CVSS v2 Base Score:     10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
        SUSE Default Package:   yes
        Cross-References:       CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448
                                CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452
                                CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463
                                CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4467
                                CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4470
                                CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473
                                CVE-2010-4474, CVE-2010-4475, CVE-2010-4476

    Content of This Advisory:
        1) Security Vulnerability Resolved:
             Sun Java security update
           Problem Description
        2) Solution or Work-Around
        3) Special Instructions and Notes
        4) Package Location and Checksums
        5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
            See SUSE Security Summary Report.
        6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

______________________________________________________________________________

1) Problem Description and Brief Discussion

   Sun Java 1.6 was updated to Update 24 fixing various bugs and security
   issues.

   The update is rated critical by Sun.

   Following CVEs were addressed:
   CVE-2010-4452 CVE-2010-4454 CVE-2010-4462
   CVE-2010-4463 CVE-2010-4465 CVE-2010-4467
   CVE-2010-4469 CVE-2010-4473 CVE-2010-4422
   CVE-2010-4451 CVE-2010-4466 CVE-2010-4470
   CVE-2010-4471 CVE-2010-4476 CVE-2010-4447
   CVE-2010-4475 CVE-2010-4468 CVE-2010-4450
   CVE-2010-4448 CVE-2010-4472 CVE-2010-4474

   Please also see:
     http://blogs.oracle.com/security/2011/02/security_alert_for_cve-2010-44.html
     http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2010-4476-305811.html
   and also the overview page of this February 2011 patch update:
     http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpufeb2011-304611.html

2) Solution or Work-Around

   There is no known workaround, please install the update packages.

3) Special Instructions and Notes

   Please restart all applications using Sun Java, including web browsers
   running Java applets.

4) Package Location and Checksums

   The preferred method for installing security updates is to use the YaST
   "Online Update" module or the "zypper" commandline tool. The package and
   patch management stack will detect which updates are required and
   automatically perform the necessary steps to verify and install them.

   Alternatively, download the update packages for your distribution manually
   and verify their integrity by the methods listed in Section 6 of this
   announcement. Then install the packages using the command

     rpm -Fhv 

   to apply the update, replacing  with the filename of the
   downloaded RPM package.


   x86 Platform:

   openSUSE 11.3:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm

   openSUSE 11.2:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-demo-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm

   x86-64 Platform:

   openSUSE 11.3:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm

   openSUSE 11.2:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-demo-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm

   Sources:

   openSUSE 11.3:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/src/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.nosrc.rpm

   openSUSE 11.2:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/src/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.nosrc.rpm

   Our maintenance customers are notified individually. The packages are
   offered for installation from the maintenance web:

   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3
     http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=8e9755f37706d7c7daa876e587e1bc55

   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
     http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=ec492a6f1adf3dd8d9f18616b737bdf6

______________________________________________________________________________

5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:

   See SUSE Security Summary Report.
______________________________________________________________________________

6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

  - Announcement authenticity verification:

    SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
    sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
    guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
    security announcements are published with a valid signature.

    To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
    and run the command

      gpg --verify 

    replacing  with the name of the file where you saved the
    announcement. The output for a valid signature looks like:

      gpg: Signature made  using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
      gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team "

    where  is replaced by the date the document was signed.

    If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
    import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
    command

      gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

  - Package authenticity verification:

    SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
    world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
    and open source software community, the authenticity and the integrity of
    a package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered
    with.

    The internal rpm package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
    authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

     rpm -v --checksig 

    to verify the signature of the package, replacing  with the
    filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
    contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

    This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on
    RPMv4-based distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during
    installation. You can also find it on the first installation CD and at
    the end of this announcement.

  - SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
    subscribe:

    opensuse-security@opensuse.org
        -   General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
            All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    opensuse-security-announce@opensuse.org
        -   SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
            Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    =====================================================================
    SUSE's security contact is  or .
    The  public key is listed below.
    =====================================================================
______________________________________________________________________________
 
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