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RHSA-2011:1441: icedtea-web security update

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RHSA-2011:1441: icedtea-web security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/10/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-icedtea-web
  • redhat-upgrade-icedtea-web-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-icedtea-web-javadoc

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