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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130015
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0376
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0376
Description:Summary:
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).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5234
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167120.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167130.html
http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2015-September/033546.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0778
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0778.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033780
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1595 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00019.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2817-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5235
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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