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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2012:0979-1: important: Security update for icedtea-web
SUSE Security Update: Security update for icedtea-web

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:0979-1
Rating: important
References: #773458
Cross-References: CVE-2012-3422 CVE-2012-3423
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
It includes one version update.


The icedtea-web Java browser plugin was updated to 1.2.1 to
fix security issues and bugs.

* CVE-2012-3422: Potential read from a uninitialized
memory location has been fixed.
* CVE-2012-3423: Incorrect handling of not-0 terminated
strings has been fixed.

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-3422
* CVE-2012-3423

Patch Instructions:

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 SP2:

zypper in -t patch sledsp2-icedtea-web-6626

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sledsp1-icedtea-web-6621

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

Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.2.1]:


- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.2.1]:



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