SUSE-SU-2012:0979-1: important: Security update for icedtea-web

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   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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