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Mandriva: 2012:171: icedtea-web Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in icedtea-web: A buffer overflow flaw was found in the IcedTea-Web plug-in. Visiting a malicious web page could cause a web browser using the IcedTea-Web plug-in to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code (CVE-2012-4540). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:171
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : icedtea-web
 Date    : November 9, 2012
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in icedtea-web:
 
 A buffer overflow flaw was found in the IcedTea-Web plug-in. Visiting
 a malicious web page could cause a web browser using the IcedTea-Web
 plug-in to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code (CVE-2012-4540).
 
 The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.1.7 version which
 is not affected by this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4540
 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869040
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 02f8f1fb3187bf2b019e10fc3ff542de  mes5/i586/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 ed87b63e3a7a05fa93a7d887594e4cfa  mes5/i586/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 e31f99b5ae33cd33b3e15e2f8687bce9  mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 5e43c50a281a08bfa9fa15189e5e0813  mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 b6ab717a912c368362e2665f21cde758  mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 e31f99b5ae33cd33b3e15e2f8687bce9  mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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