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SuSE: New Sun Java 1.6 packages fix remote code execution

Sun Java 1.6 was updated to Update 24 fixing various bugs and security issues. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

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SUSE Security Announcement

Package: java-1_6_0-sun
Announcement ID: SUSE-SA:2011:010
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 14:00:00 +0000
Affected Products: openSUSE 11.2
openSUSE 11.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
Vulnerability Type: remote code execution
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
SUSE Default Package: yes
Cross-References: CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448
CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452
CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463
CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4467
CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4470
CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473
CVE-2010-4474, CVE-2010-4475, CVE-2010-4476

Content of This Advisory:
1) Security Vulnerability Resolved:
Sun Java security update
Problem Description
2) Solution or Work-Around
3) Special Instructions and Notes
4) Package Location and Checksums
5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
See SUSE Security Summary Report.
6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

______________________________________________________________________________

1) Problem Description and Brief Discussion

Sun Java 1.6 was updated to Update 24 fixing various bugs and security
issues.

The update is rated critical by Sun.

Following CVEs were addressed:
CVE-2010-4452 CVE-2010-4454 CVE-2010-4462
CVE-2010-4463 CVE-2010-4465 CVE-2010-4467
CVE-2010-4469 CVE-2010-4473 CVE-2010-4422
CVE-2010-4451 CVE-2010-4466 CVE-2010-4470
CVE-2010-4471 CVE-2010-4476 CVE-2010-4447
CVE-2010-4475 CVE-2010-4468 CVE-2010-4450
CVE-2010-4448 CVE-2010-4472 CVE-2010-4474

Please also see:
http://blogs.oracle.com/security/2011/02/security_alert_for_cve-2010-44.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2010-4476-305811.html
and also the overview page of this February 2011 patch update:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpufeb2011-304611.html

2) Solution or Work-Around

There is no known workaround, please install the update packages.

3) Special Instructions and Notes

Please restart all applications using Sun Java, including web browsers
running Java applets.

4) Package Location and Checksums

The preferred method for installing security updates is to use the YaST
"Online Update" module or the "zypper" commandline tool. The package and
patch management stack will detect which updates are required and
automatically perform the necessary steps to verify and install them.

Alternatively, download the update packages for your distribution manually
and verify their integrity by the methods listed in Section 6 of this
announcement. Then install the packages using the command

rpm -Fhv <file.rpm>

to apply the update, replacing <file.rpm> with the filename of the
downloaded RPM package.


x86 Platform:

openSUSE 11.3:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm

openSUSE 11.2:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-demo-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.i586.rpm

x86-64 Platform:

openSUSE 11.3:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm

openSUSE 11.2:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-alsa-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-demo-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-devel-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/x86_64/java-1_6_0-sun-src-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.x86_64.rpm

Sources:

openSUSE 11.3:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.3/rpm/src/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.nosrc.rpm

openSUSE 11.2:
http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/src/java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u24-0.2.1.nosrc.rpm

Our maintenance customers are notified individually. The packages are
offered for installation from the maintenance web:

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3
http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=8e9755f37706d7c7daa876e587e1bc55

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=ec492a6f1adf3dd8d9f18616b737bdf6

______________________________________________________________________________

5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:

See SUSE Security Summary Report.
______________________________________________________________________________

6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

- Announcement authenticity verification:

SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
security announcements are published with a valid signature.

To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
and run the command

gpg --verify <file>

replacing <file> with the name of the file where you saved the
announcement. The output for a valid signature looks like:

gpg: Signature made <DATE> using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team <security@suse.de>"

where <DATE> is replaced by the date the document was signed.

If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
command

gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

- Package authenticity verification:

SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
and open source software community, the authenticity and the integrity of
a package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered
with.

The internal rpm package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

rpm -v --checksig <file.rpm>

to verify the signature of the package, replacing <file.rpm> with the
filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on
RPMv4-based distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during
installation. You can also find it on the first installation CD and at
the end of this announcement.

- SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
subscribe:

opensuse-security@opensuse.org
- General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
<opensuse-security+subscribe@opensuse.org>.

opensuse-security-announce@opensuse.org
- SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
<opensuse-security-announce+subscribe@opensuse.org>.

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SUSE's security contact is <security@suse.com> or <security@suse.de>.
The <security@suse.de> public key is listed below.
=====================================================================
______________________________________________________________________________

The information in this advisory may be distributed or reproduced,
provided that the advisory is not modified in any way. In particular, the
clear text signature should show proof of the authenticity of the text.

SUSE Linux Products GmbH provides no warranties of any kind whatsoever
with respect to the information contained in this security advisory.

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pub 2048R/3D25D3D9 1999-03-06 SuSE Security Team <security@suse.de>
pub 1024D/9C800ACA 2000-10-19 SuSE Package Signing Key <build@suse.de>

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