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Bug Fix Advisory vnc bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2010:0421-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2010-05-18
Last updated on: 2010-05-18
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

A vnc package that fixes a bug is now available.

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a remote display system which
allows you to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the
machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and
from a wide variety of machine architectures.

This updated vnc package provides fix for the following bug:

* The Java VNC viewer failed to send the "tab" key to the VNC server correctly.
(BZ#576905)

All users of vnc are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves
this issue.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 18fd6b6380575e9247ba3766189b48b6
SHA-256: e84d3069de0ca95950cf5b2a35514ce7483fa7581e19332816f2d514cbdf0746
 
IA-32:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: dc9ada5321222a330b28c83d06f3e67d
SHA-256: c152e034cfe2fdb157922c6c1a936875f601f0f44c6c36b15fe9fb4f6c648333
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: a1d72c3187e172ed9afdbfc3aeb919cc
SHA-256: 4ea05a563ed58b73e19da23afaf14e9a47c9f2d7f898daa19b94f0463f90027e
 
IA-64:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: b1c9b148e4a6ce179cdecbbf3cc74f6e
SHA-256: 0dc4674785ed3bba7d31c2ff1902a3330ba0905d518b9787fea3c6410d4f1a8e
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 0611e7c09de08cdfd1b167960368c4e7
SHA-256: ff1d72517bdcd19d9e94f724317e76e52bb259f2a523e5b8d31c25851d7a9f4a
 
PPC:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: e3ce04e7443dd9b4b0c9a68ab2e10eb4
SHA-256: b644cb6ee6851d5db4bc6e3df724790d684251d6ecc24a8681a06ca92525c6ca
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 99050a76568b37097228e50551fe1886
SHA-256: c421011d4fe5800aa5d0ce5ef2d2581dad2e38dec10b44ee6ca10cfcbfc3417e
 
s390x:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 3fc28b9a4316c11b764aec1fc679b7f2
SHA-256: c96f19e0a6f3ff209d09b491d1ed8d04897c2800442a28f2f2a783c053e5c80f
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: ce2fe1f0d1fe0d44dcfde7efdea347d0
SHA-256: a6a1d8a84bcdd2a8fb05f5fe10e568b6e1abbb9c27fa7a00571f20dce8f079e2
 
x86_64:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 6c3e07f3122635e299455bb9f0234171
SHA-256: b7448770be3c8acbd267efcea0833877fa1ae7291b301b7703e58440c848d487
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 6dc180cfd8efbaaaae0708bd847be924
SHA-256: e2503840cbbaa947d65e67bf4c35338b74ed376ccfb6c4b14e029f4190b52198
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 18fd6b6380575e9247ba3766189b48b6
SHA-256: e84d3069de0ca95950cf5b2a35514ce7483fa7581e19332816f2d514cbdf0746
 
IA-32:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: dc9ada5321222a330b28c83d06f3e67d
SHA-256: c152e034cfe2fdb157922c6c1a936875f601f0f44c6c36b15fe9fb4f6c648333
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: a1d72c3187e172ed9afdbfc3aeb919cc
SHA-256: 4ea05a563ed58b73e19da23afaf14e9a47c9f2d7f898daa19b94f0463f90027e
 
x86_64:
vnc-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 6c3e07f3122635e299455bb9f0234171
SHA-256: b7448770be3c8acbd267efcea0833877fa1ae7291b301b7703e58440c848d487
vnc-server-4.1.2-14.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2011:0216
    MD5: 6dc180cfd8efbaaaae0708bd847be924
SHA-256: e2503840cbbaa947d65e67bf4c35338b74ed376ccfb6c4b14e029f4190b52198
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

576905 - Tab key failure in vnc when using browser.


Keywords

java, tab, viewer


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