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SuSE: New libwebkit packages fix security vulnerability

This update of libwebkit fixes a problem with XSLT file creation allowed webpages evaluating XSLT code to create files. Additionally, a Webkit Anonymous Frame remote code execution was fixed. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for libwebkit
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:0857-1
Rating:             important
References:         #688691 #692619 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-1774
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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  An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
  is now available. It includes one version update.

Description:


  This update of libwebkit fixes:

  * CVE-2011-1774: XSLT file creation allowed webpages
  evaluating XSLT code to create files.
  * ZDI-11-139 Webkit Anonymous Frame remote code exec

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2011-1774
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1774


Indications:

  Please install this update.

Patch Instructions:

  To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sdksp1-libwebkit-4917

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-libwebkit-4917

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 1.2.7]:

     libwebkit-1_0-2-1.2.7-0.13.1
     libwebkit-devel-1.2.7-0.13.1
     libwebkit-lang-1.2.7-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.2.7]:

     libwebkit-1_0-2-1.2.7-0.13.1
     libwebkit-lang-1.2.7-0.13.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1774.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/688691
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/692619
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=cc49e810ad5a4f8185db4ef24ceb9ebf
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