November 5, 2009

SUSE Security Announcement: IBM Java 6 Security Update

04 Nov 2009

The IBM Java 6 JRE/SDK was updated to Service Release 6, fixing various bugs and security issues.

Following security issues were fixed:

CVE-2009-2676
: A security vulnerability in the JNLPAppletLauncher might impact users of the Sun JDK and JRE. Non-current versions of the JNLPAppletLauncher might be re-purposed with an untrusted Java applet to write arbitrary files on the system of the user downloading and running the untrusted applet.

The JNLPAppletLauncher is a general purpose JNLP-based applet launcher class for deploying applets that use extension libraries containing native code...

 

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