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Security update for Blackdown Java2

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(Last modified: 25JAN2005)


solutions Security update for Blackdown Java2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (20fe769b0289e11c4ae49308876a036d)

Applies to

Package: BlackdownJava2-JRE
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-9789
Release: 20050125
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this if you are using Blackdown Java.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A vulnerability in the Java plug-in may allow an untrusted applet to escalate
privileges, through JavaScript calling into Java code, including reading and
writing files with the privileges of the user running the applet. (Mitre CVE
ID CAN-2004-1029)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh BlackdownJava2-JRE.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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