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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5235) ELSA-2016-0778: icedtea-web security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5235) ELSA-2016-0778: icedtea-web security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/12/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

Description

IcedTea-Web before 1.5.3 and 1.6.x before 1.6.1 does not properly determine the origin of unsigned applets, which allows remote attackers to bypass the approval process or trick users into approving applet execution via a crafted web page.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-icedtea-web
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-icedtea-web-javadoc

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