Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0376

Published: 2015-10-15 07:41:33
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Updated icedtea-web Linux Distribution Packages fix security vulnerabilities: It was discovered that IcedTea-Web did not properly sanitize applet URLs when storing applet trust settings. A malicious web page could use this flaw to inject trust-settings configuration, and cause applets to be executed without user approval (CVE-2015-5234). It was discovered that IcedTea-Web did not properly determine an applet's origin when asking the user if the applet should be run. A malicious page could use this flaw to cause IcedTea-Web to execute the applet without user approval, or confuse the user into approving applet execution based on an incorrectly indicated applet origin (CVE-2015-5235).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0376

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5234
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5235

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0376.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8

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