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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0376
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0376
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0376

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated icedtea-web packages fix security vulnerabilities: It was discovered that IcedTea-Web did not properly sanitize applet URLs when storing applet trust settings. A malicious web page could use this flaw to inject trust-settings configuration, and cause applets to be executed without user approval (CVE-2015-5234). It was discovered that IcedTea-Web did not properly determine an applet's origin when asking the user if the applet should be run. A malicious page could use this flaw to cause IcedTea-Web to execute the applet without user approval, or confuse the user into approving applet execution based on an incorrectly indicated applet origin (CVE-2015-5235).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5234
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0778
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1595 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5235
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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