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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2012:1154-1: critical: java-1_7_0-openjdk: security fix for remote exploit
openSUSE Security Update: java-1_7_0-openjdk: security fix for remote exploit

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:1154-1
Rating: critical
References: #770040 #777499
Cross-References: CVE-2012-0547 CVE-2012-1682 CVE-2012-3136
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.2

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


Java-1_7_0-openjdk was updated to fix a remote exploit

Also bugfixes were done:
- fix build on ARM and i586
- remove files that are no longer used

- zero build can be enabled using rpmbuild (osc build)
--with zero
- add hotspot 2.1 needed for zero
- fix filelist on %{ix86}

* Security fixes
- S7162476, CVE-2012-1682: XMLDecoder security issue via
- S7194567, CVE-2012-3136: Improve long term persistence
of java.beans objects
- S7163201, CVE-2012-0547: Simplify toolkit internals
- RH852051, CVE-2012-4681, S7162473: Reintroduce
PackageAccessible checks removed in 6788531.
* OpenJDK
- Fix Zero FTBFS issues with 2.3
- S7180036: Build failure in Mac platform caused by fix #
- S7182135: Impossible to use some editors directly
- S7183701: [TEST]
closed/java/beans/security/ –
compilation failed
- S7185678:
failed with NPE
* Bug fixes
- PR1149: Zero-specific patch files not being packaged
- use icedtea tarball for build again, this led into
following dropped files because the are already in the
tarball and simplified %prep and %build
- drop class-rewriter.tar.gz
- drop systemtap-tapset.tar.gz
- drop desktop-files.tar.gz
- drop nss.cfg
- drop pulseaudio.tar.gz
- drop
- add archives from icedtea7-forest-2.3 for openjdk,
corba, jaxp, jaxws, jdk, langtools and hotspot
- drop rhino.patch, pulse-soundproperties and systemtap
- move gnome bridge patches before make as it's irritating
to have the patch fail after openjdk is built
- use explicit file attributes in %files sections to
prevent the file permissions problems in a future (like
- changed version scheme, so it now matches Oracle Java == Java7 u 6

- update to icedtea-2.3.1 / OpenJDK7 u6 (bnc#777499)
* Security fixes
- RH852051, CVE-2012-4681: Reintroduce PackageAccessible
checks removed in 6788531.
* Bug fixes
- PR902: PulseAudioClip getMicrosecondsLength() returns
length in milliseconds, not microseconds
- PR986: IcedTea7 fails to build with IcedTea6 CACAO due
to low max heapsize
- PR1050: Stream objects not garbage collected
- PR1119: Only add classes to rt-source-files.txt if the
class (or one or more of its methods/fields) are
actually missing from the boot JDK
- PR1137: Allow JARs to be optionally compressed by
* OpenJDK
- Make dynamic support for GConf work again.
- PR1095: Add configure option for -Werror
- PR1101: Undefined symbols on GNU/Linux SPARC
- PR1140: Unnecessary diz files should not be installed
- S7192804, PR1138: Build should not install jvisualvm
man page for OpenJDK
* JamVM
- ARMv6 armhf: Changes for Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)
- PPC: Don't use lwsync if it isn't supported
- X86: Generate machine-dependent stubs for i386
- When suspending, ignore detached threads that have
died, this prevents a user caused deadlock when an
external thread has been attached to the VM via JNI and
it has exited without detaching
- Add missing REF_TO_OBJs for references passed from JNI,
this enable JamVM to run Qt-Jambi
- there are number of fixes in 2.3, see NEWS

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-592

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

Package List:

- openSUSE 12.2 (i586 x86_64):



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