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From: Pat Riehecky <riehecky-13hema8v3vg <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Security ERRATA Critical: icedtea-web on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.scientific.errata
Date: Wednesday 7th November 2012 20:46:11 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Synopsis:          Critical: icedtea-web security update
Issue Date:        2012-11-07
CVE Numbers:       CVE-2012-4540
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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)

This erratum also upgrades IcedTea-Web to version 1.2.2.

Web browsers using the IcedTea-Web browser plug-in must be restarted for
this update to take effect.
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SL6
   x86_64
     icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
     icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
   i386
     icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
     icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

- Scientific Linux Development Team
 
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