Fedora 18 Update: icedtea-web-1.4-0.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-05-05 01:37:52

Name        : icedtea-web
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 1.4
Release     : 0.fc18
URL         : http://icedtea.classpath.org/wiki/IcedTea-Web
Summary     : Java browser plug-in and Web Start implementation
Description :
The IcedTea-Web project provides a Java web browser plugin, an implementation
of Java Web Start (originally based on the Netx project) and a settings tool to
manage deployment settings for the aforementioned plugin and Web Start

Update Information:

* Numerous improvements and enhancements in core and system of classloaders
* Added cs localization
* Added de localization
* Added pl localization
* Splash screen for javaws and plugin
* Better error reporting for plugin via Error-splash-screen
* All IcedTea-Web dialogues are centered to middle of active screen
* Download indicator made compact for more then one jar
* User can select its own JVM via itw-settings and deploy.properties.
* Added extended applets security settings and dialogue
* Security updates
   - CVE-2013-1926, RH916774: Class-loader incorrectly shared for applets with same relative-path.
   - CVE-2013-1927, RH884705: fixed gifar vulnerabilit
   - CVE-2012-3422, RH840592: Potential read from an uninitialized memory location
   - CVE-2012-3423, RH841345: Incorrect handling of not 0-terminated strings
* NetX
   - PR1027: DownloadService is not supported by IcedTea-Web
   - PR725: JNLP applications will prompt for creating desktop shortcuts every time they are run
   - PR1292: Javaws does not resolve versioned jar names with periods correctly
* Plugin
   - PR1106: Buffer overflow in plugin table-
   - PR1166: Embedded JNLP File is not supported in applet tag
   - PR1217: Add command line arguments for plugins
   - PR1189: Icedtea-plugin requires code attribute when using jnlp_href
   - PR1198: JSObject is not passed to javascript correctly
   - PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK
   - PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception
   - PR580: http://www.horaoficial.cl/ loads improperly
* Common
   - PR1049: Extension jnlp's signed jar with the content of only META-INF/* is considered
   - PR955: regression: SweetHome3D fails to run
   - PR1145: IcedTea-Web can cause ClassCircularityError
   - PR1161: X509VariableTrustManager does not work correctly with OpenJDK7
   - PR822: Applets fail to load if jars have different signers
   - PR1186: System.getProperty("deployment.user.security.trusted.cacerts") is null
   - PR909: The Java applet at http://de.gosupermodel.com/games/wardrobegame.jsp fails
   - PR1299: WebStart doesn't read socket proxy settings from firefox correctly


* Sat May  4 2013 Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com> 1.4-0
- Updated to 1.4
- See announcement for detail
 - http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2013-May/023195.html
- added check
* Wed Apr 17 2013 Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com> 1.3.2-0
- Updated to latest ustream release of 1.3 branch - 1.3.2
 - Security Updates
  - CVE-2013-1927, RH884705: fixed gifar vulnerability
  - CVE-2013-1926, RH916774: Class-loader incorrectly shared for applets with same relative-path.
 - Common
  - Added new option in itw-settings which allows users to set JVM arguments when plugin is initialized.
 - NetX
  - PR580: http://www.horaoficial.cl/ loads improperly
 - Plugin
   PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK
   PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception
- Removed upstreamed patch to remove GTK dependency
  - icedtea-web-pr1260-remove-gtk-dep.patch
* Wed Jan 16 2013 Deepak Bhole <dbhole at redhat.com> 1.3.1-3
- Resolves: rhbz#889644, rhbz#895197
- Added patch to remove GTK dependency
* Thu Dec 20 2012 Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com> 1.3.1-2
- Moved to be  build with GTK3

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update icedtea-web' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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