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RHSA-2011:1441: icedtea-web security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) November 08, 2011 November 10, 2011 July 04, 2017


The IcedTea-Web project provides a Java web browser plug-in and animplementation of Java Web Start, which is based on the Netx project. Italso contains a configuration tool for managing deployment settings for theplug-in and Web Start implementations.A flaw was found in the same-origin policy implementation in theIcedTea-Web browser plug-in. A malicious Java applet could use this flaw toopen network connections to hosts other than the originating host,violating the same-origin policy. (CVE-2011-3377)All IcedTea-Web users should upgrade to these updated packages, whichupgrade IcedTea-Web to version 1.0.6 to correct this issue. Web browsersusing the IcedTea-Web browser plug-in must be restarted for this update totake effect.

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