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Security Advisory Critical: icedtea-web security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1434-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-11-07
Last updated on: 2012-11-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2012-4540

Details

Updated icedtea-web packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

The IcedTea-Web project provides a Java web browser plug-in and an
implementation of Java Web Start, which is based on the Netx project. It
also contains a configuration tool for managing deployment settings for the
plug-in and Web Start implementations.

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)

Red Hat would like to thank Arthur Gerkis for reporting this issue.

This erratum also upgrades IcedTea-Web to version 1.2.2. Refer to the NEWS
file, linked to in the References, for further information.

All IcedTea-Web users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve this issue. Web browsers using the IcedTea-Web browser plug-in must
be restarted for this update to take effect.


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
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: fc8e6dcd99577a42a7d5425a61bd4dc6
SHA-256: a262cfef7bae06ca74b0287042004d0237277f00f13d616f5fae89dda6993190
 
IA-32:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: 8a25a6fd655662bf7aacb9c4b6b774fd
SHA-256: ed10086a8a2347254c610dd94021af12b90ffc37b77133e6d61e66c827de9c53
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: daf60d1859dfa3e6b28ec2bcd2284893
SHA-256: 23350afb9b8e06e60caa4007b6d38c15c596b422517704e9b2a4ba43dcda5f42
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: 8b1d4371ca97db02de791b5a48b98a8e
SHA-256: 5615ad493ac160bd9ad9ff0508249884a8afc05a455558dfeef645c4659c76d8
 
x86_64:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: aa9d1c65d84dda05af93b2cc1bcef079
SHA-256: 080145cb70ed8736ecda7ec69a98d7b73d987e4acb21ee6aff37c6e33838ece3
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: d64440f5eae4714193761c4a10e65232
SHA-256: 8667ffc5bc0cdcbc276a006267f02a3b32491d08c22f1dd4a958f5407cfb4b2c
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ca82ed71ecb8c2da90eb6e587f3b29ef
SHA-256: df476027230f185d1a8b2529747ee9b2b378aaa6694e4a84f7d4539d97f6199f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: fc8e6dcd99577a42a7d5425a61bd4dc6
SHA-256: a262cfef7bae06ca74b0287042004d0237277f00f13d616f5fae89dda6993190
 
x86_64:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: aa9d1c65d84dda05af93b2cc1bcef079
SHA-256: 080145cb70ed8736ecda7ec69a98d7b73d987e4acb21ee6aff37c6e33838ece3
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: d64440f5eae4714193761c4a10e65232
SHA-256: 8667ffc5bc0cdcbc276a006267f02a3b32491d08c22f1dd4a958f5407cfb4b2c
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ca82ed71ecb8c2da90eb6e587f3b29ef
SHA-256: df476027230f185d1a8b2529747ee9b2b378aaa6694e4a84f7d4539d97f6199f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: fc8e6dcd99577a42a7d5425a61bd4dc6
SHA-256: a262cfef7bae06ca74b0287042004d0237277f00f13d616f5fae89dda6993190
 
IA-32:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: 8a25a6fd655662bf7aacb9c4b6b774fd
SHA-256: ed10086a8a2347254c610dd94021af12b90ffc37b77133e6d61e66c827de9c53
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: daf60d1859dfa3e6b28ec2bcd2284893
SHA-256: 23350afb9b8e06e60caa4007b6d38c15c596b422517704e9b2a4ba43dcda5f42
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: 8b1d4371ca97db02de791b5a48b98a8e
SHA-256: 5615ad493ac160bd9ad9ff0508249884a8afc05a455558dfeef645c4659c76d8
 
x86_64:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: aa9d1c65d84dda05af93b2cc1bcef079
SHA-256: 080145cb70ed8736ecda7ec69a98d7b73d987e4acb21ee6aff37c6e33838ece3
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: d64440f5eae4714193761c4a10e65232
SHA-256: 8667ffc5bc0cdcbc276a006267f02a3b32491d08c22f1dd4a958f5407cfb4b2c
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ca82ed71ecb8c2da90eb6e587f3b29ef
SHA-256: df476027230f185d1a8b2529747ee9b2b378aaa6694e4a84f7d4539d97f6199f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3.z)

SRPMS:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: fc8e6dcd99577a42a7d5425a61bd4dc6
SHA-256: a262cfef7bae06ca74b0287042004d0237277f00f13d616f5fae89dda6993190
 
IA-32:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: 8a25a6fd655662bf7aacb9c4b6b774fd
SHA-256: ed10086a8a2347254c610dd94021af12b90ffc37b77133e6d61e66c827de9c53
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: daf60d1859dfa3e6b28ec2bcd2284893
SHA-256: 23350afb9b8e06e60caa4007b6d38c15c596b422517704e9b2a4ba43dcda5f42
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: 8b1d4371ca97db02de791b5a48b98a8e
SHA-256: 5615ad493ac160bd9ad9ff0508249884a8afc05a455558dfeef645c4659c76d8
 
x86_64:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: aa9d1c65d84dda05af93b2cc1bcef079
SHA-256: 080145cb70ed8736ecda7ec69a98d7b73d987e4acb21ee6aff37c6e33838ece3
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: d64440f5eae4714193761c4a10e65232
SHA-256: 8667ffc5bc0cdcbc276a006267f02a3b32491d08c22f1dd4a958f5407cfb4b2c
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ca82ed71ecb8c2da90eb6e587f3b29ef
SHA-256: df476027230f185d1a8b2529747ee9b2b378aaa6694e4a84f7d4539d97f6199f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: fc8e6dcd99577a42a7d5425a61bd4dc6
SHA-256: a262cfef7bae06ca74b0287042004d0237277f00f13d616f5fae89dda6993190
 
IA-32:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: 8a25a6fd655662bf7aacb9c4b6b774fd
SHA-256: ed10086a8a2347254c610dd94021af12b90ffc37b77133e6d61e66c827de9c53
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: daf60d1859dfa3e6b28ec2bcd2284893
SHA-256: 23350afb9b8e06e60caa4007b6d38c15c596b422517704e9b2a4ba43dcda5f42
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.i686.rpm     MD5: 8b1d4371ca97db02de791b5a48b98a8e
SHA-256: 5615ad493ac160bd9ad9ff0508249884a8afc05a455558dfeef645c4659c76d8
 
x86_64:
icedtea-web-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1584
    MD5: aa9d1c65d84dda05af93b2cc1bcef079
SHA-256: 080145cb70ed8736ecda7ec69a98d7b73d987e4acb21ee6aff37c6e33838ece3
icedtea-web-debuginfo-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0959
    MD5: d64440f5eae4714193761c4a10e65232
SHA-256: 8667ffc5bc0cdcbc276a006267f02a3b32491d08c22f1dd4a958f5407cfb4b2c
icedtea-web-javadoc-1.2.2-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ca82ed71ecb8c2da90eb6e587f3b29ef
SHA-256: df476027230f185d1a8b2529747ee9b2b378aaa6694e4a84f7d4539d97f6199f
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

869040 - CVE-2012-4540 icedtea-web: IcedTeaScriptableJavaObject::invoke off-by-one heap-based buffer overflow


References



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