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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for icedtea-web RHSA-2011:1441-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'icedtea-web'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'icedtea-web'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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 flaw was found in the same-origin policy implementation in the
IcedTea-Web browser plug-in. A malicious Java applet could use this flaw to
open network connections to hosts other than the originating host,
violating the same-origin policy. (CVE-2011-3377)

All IcedTea-Web users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
upgrade IcedTea-Web to version 1.0.6 to correct this issue. Web browsers
using the IcedTea-Web browser plug-in must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
icedtea-web on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3377
BugTraq ID: 50610
Debian Security Information: DSA-2420 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2011:1441
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:0371 (Google Search)
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