Recommended update for icedtea-web

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for icedtea-web
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2012:1197-1
Rating: moderate
References: #779001
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed. It includes one version update.


    This update provides icedtea-web 1.3, which delivers the
    following enhancements:

    * New features: o Web Start launch errors are now
    printed to give proper indication as to the cause o
    Significant performance improvement when loading applets
    that refer to missing classes o Support for latest versions
    of Chromium o Security warning dialog improvements to
    better clarify security request o Support build with GTK2
    and GTK3 o Cookie write support (i.e set cookies in browser
    via Java/Applet)
    * Common: o Applet window icon improved
    * Plug-in: o PR975: Ignore classpaths specified in jar
    manifests when using jnlp_href o PR1011: Treat folders as
    such when specified in archive tags o PR855: AppletStub
    getDocumentBase() now returns full URL o PR722: Unsigned
    META-INF entries are ignored o PR861: Jars can now load
    from non codebase hosts o PR1106: Icedtea 1.2.1 crashes
    Firefox 14
    * Web Start: o PR898: Large signed JNLP files now
    supported o PR811: URLs with spaces now handled correctly

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-icedtea-web-6800

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.3]:
    • icedtea-web-1.3-0.5.1