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Security update for Java2 and its JRE

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(Last modified: 20DEC2005)


solutions Security update for Java2 and its JRE SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a4a96b4a8a21aa3aa9378b26ce492035)

Applies to

Package: java2
java2-jre
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10809
Release: 20051220
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using Java should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Unspecified vulnerabilities within the JRE allow attackers to execute
arbitrary code outside the sandbox. The IDs CVE-2005-3904, CVE-2005-3905 and
CVE-2005-3906 have been assigned to this issue.

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 java2.rpm java2-jre.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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