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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-171

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-171
Posted Nov 9, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-171 - A buffer overflow flaw was found in the IcedTea-Web plug-in. Visiting a malicious web page could cause a web browser using the IcedTea-Web plug-in to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.1.7 version which is not affected by this issue.

tags | advisory, web, overflow, arbitrary
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-4540
MD5 | 16687736dfdab127ad46adf373952c16

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-171

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : icedtea-web
Date : November 9, 2012
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in icedtea-web:

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the IcedTea-Web plug-in. Visiting
a malicious web page could cause a web browser using the IcedTea-Web
plug-in to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code (CVE-2012-4540).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.1.7 version which
is not affected by this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4540
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869040
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
02f8f1fb3187bf2b019e10fc3ff542de mes5/i586/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
ed87b63e3a7a05fa93a7d887594e4cfa mes5/i586/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
e31f99b5ae33cd33b3e15e2f8687bce9 mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
5e43c50a281a08bfa9fa15189e5e0813 mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
b6ab717a912c368362e2665f21cde758 mes5/x86_64/icedtea-web-javadoc-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
e31f99b5ae33cd33b3e15e2f8687bce9 mes5/SRPMS/icedtea-web-1.1.7-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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