IcedTea-Web 1.1.7, 1.2.2 and 1.3.1 [security releases] released!

A potential heap buffer overflow issue has been found and fixed in
IcedTea-Web. It is recommended that all IcedTea-Web users update to this
new version.

We would like to thank Arthur Gerkis for reporting this issue.

The fixed issue is:
RH869040, CVE-2012-4540: Heap-based buffer overflow after triggering event attached to applet

Other fixes are listed in the NEWS files:
1.1.7 NEWS file
1.2.2 NEWS file
1.3.1 NEWS file

Please note that this will be the last 1.1.x release as we are not aware
of any distribution currently using 1.1.

The following people helped with these releases:
Adam Domurad
Omair Majid
Saad Mohammad
Jiri Vanek

709ef1880e259d0d0661d57323448e03524153fe3ade21366d55aff5a49608bb icedtea-web-1.1.7.tar.gz
e9e3c3dc413b01b965c0fc7fdc73d89683ffe1422ca7fd218c98debab9bdb675 icedtea-web-1.2.2.tar.gz
20c7fd1eef6c79cbc6478bb01236a3eb2f0af6184eaed24baca59a3c37eafb56 icedtea-web-1.3.1.tar.gz

Download links:

After extracting, it can be built as per instructions here:


About dbhole

I have been a member of the Java Group at Red Hat since mid-2008. I started off as an engineer and in late 2012, I switched to the dark side, a.k.a management :) I now manage all the members in the Java Group and some members from the QE team dedicated to JDK/component related QE.
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