Security update for icedtea-web

SUSE Security Update: Security update for icedtea-web
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0717-1
Rating: moderate
References: #815596
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available. It includes one version update.


    This update to version 1.3.2 fixes several security updates
    and common fixes. (bnc#815596)

    Security Updates

    * CVE-2013-1927: fixed gifar vulnerability
    * CVE-2013-1926: Class-loader incorrectly shared for
    applets with same relative-path.


    * Added new option in itw-settings which allows users
    to set JVM arguments when plugin is initialized. NetX
    * PR580: loads improperly


    * PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK obsoletes
    * PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2013-1926
    * CVE-2013-1927

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security 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-7642

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.3.2]:
    • icedtea-web-1.3.2-0.5.1