Mandriva: 2012:122: icedtea-web
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Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in icedtea-web: An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in IcedTea-Web web browser plugin. A malicious web page could use this flaw make [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:122
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : icedtea-web
 Date    : August 2, 2012
 Affected: 2011., Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
 icedtea-web:
 
 An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in IcedTea-Web web
 browser plugin.  A malicious web page could use this flaw make
 IcedTea-Web browser plugin pass invalid pointer to a web browser.
 Depending on the browser used, it may cause the browser to crash or
 possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2012-3422).
 
 It was discovered that the IcedTea-Web web browser plugin incorrectly
 assumed that all strings provided by browser are NUL terminated,
 which is not guaranteed by the NPAPI (Netscape Plugin Application
 Programming Interface).  When used in a browser that does not NUL
 terminate NPVariant NPStrings, this could lead to buffer over-read
 or over-write, resulting in possible information leak, crash, or code
 execution (CVE-2012-3423).
 
 The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.1.6 version which
 is not affected by these issues.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3422
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3423
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 b1a6bc36b0f02e00906b217b75a48e30  2011/i586/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 08a1aae3dd89b239b9d8583940c6cf06  2011/i586/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.noarch.rpm 
 b687b00289491c8e6eb6ff242305d178  2011/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 01df6b63bb74556737c17550bf4b8302  2011/x86_64/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 0c8917df0db43222551082bcc66e1665  2011/x86_64/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.noarch.rpm 
 b687b00289491c8e6eb6ff242305d178  2011/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 ce92b853ce47b6eb7a528a5e7ced8c8e  mes5/i586/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 4201d942d7e176ffb005ffe214a6cc54  mes5/i586/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 dbd321e17ccb40cb40db343044b7e859  mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 c0ea62255a3ad326d31d3ea24496a81a  mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 1a947f44b47f31f78626ef499214de7f  mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 dbd321e17ccb40cb40db343044b7e859  mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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