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UNIRAS Brief - 769/06 - SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT



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 UNIRAS (UK Government CERT) Briefing - 769/06 dated 21.11.06 time 14:15
 UNIRAS is part of NISCC (the UK National Infrastructure Security
 Co-ordination Centre)
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 UNIRAS material is available from the NISCC website at www.niscc.gov.uk
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SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT
Week of 12-Nov-2006 - 18-Nov-2006

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Welcome to the Sun(SM) Alert Weekly Summary Report, the newsletter
that provides you with a weekly listing of newly released and
updated Sun Alert Notifications.  It is being distributed
to inform you about critical hardware and software issues that
could impact the availability, security, and data integrity of
your computing environment.


SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT

     Week of 12-Nov-2006 - 18-Nov-2006

Welcome to the Sun(SM) Alert Weekly Summary Report, the newsletter
that provides you with a weekly listing of newly released and
updated Sun Alert Notifications.  It is being distributed
to inform you about critical hardware and software issues that
could impact the availability, security, and data integrity of
your computing environment.

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ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

* Newly Released Sun Alert Notifications

* Updated Sun Alert Notifications

* Additional Sun Alert Information

* Changes to Patch Access on SunSolve

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Newly Released Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Released: 5)

Sun Alert ID:  102622 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      A Security Vulnerability in the Java Runtime
               Environment Swing Library may Allow an Untrusted
               Applet to Access Data in Other Applets
Product:       Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition
Category:      Security
Date Released: 14-Nov-2006
Date Closed:   14-Nov-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102622-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102677
Synopsis:      Certain Brocade Switches May Panic With  "Watchdog
               threshold reached" Error
Product:       Brocade SilkWorm 3850 Fabric Switch, Brocade
               SilkWorm 24000 Director, Brocade SilkWorm 3250
               Fabric Switch, Brocade 12000 2 GB Switch, SAN
               Brocade 12000 2 GB 64-port Switch, Brocade SilkWorm
               3900 Switch
Category:      Availability
Date Released: 13-Nov-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102677-1
(before accessing this Sun Alert document please login to a
SunSolve Online Account with a Sun Spectrum Support Contract
at http://sunsolve.sun.com -> "Login")

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Sun Alert ID:  102686
Synopsis:      Security Vulnerability in RSA Signature
               Verification Affects Java 2 Platform, Standard
               Edition
Product:       Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition
Category:      Security
Date Released: 15-Nov-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102686-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102714
Synopsis:      Security Vulnerability With Integer Multiplication
               Within libXfont Affects Solaris X11 Servers
Product:       Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating
               System, Solaris 8 Operating System
Category:      Security
Date Released: 14-Nov-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102714-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102719 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      Default Password Mistakenly Set for ALOM and SC
               Admin on Certain Systems
Product:       Sun Fire V215 Server, Sun Fire V245 Server
Category:      Availability
Date Released: 16-Nov-2006
Date Closed:   16-Nov-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102719-1


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Updated Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Updated: 0)

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Additional Sun Alert Information
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* Accessing Sun Alert Notifications

Sun Alert Notifications are accessed on http://sun.com/sunsolve
under SunSolve Collections, Advanced Search, Browse Documents or
Security Sun Alerts


* Sun Alert Patch Report

http://sun.com/sunsolve/sunalert_patches.html

This is a comprehensive report of patches mentioned in the Resolution
section of Sun Alert documents and is available from SunSolve on the
Patch Portal page. It is updated daily and organized by product.

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*UPDATED* Changes to Patch Access on SunSolve
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On Monday, September 18, 2006, customers will no longer be able to 
access Sun patches through Anonymous FTP. The ability to transport
large support files to Sun will remain via ftp or http://supportfiles.sun.com.

For more information, go to:

* http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-9-82023-1

* http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-9-83061-1

For questions, contact: patchpolicy@xxxxxxx


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Thanks for tuning in to the Sun Alert Weekly Summary Report!

Best regards,
Sun Alert Program Office
Sun Microsystems, Inc.


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