RHEL 3 / 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2010:0333)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated seamonkey packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, email and newsgroup client,
IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

Several use-after-free flaws were found in SeaMonkey. Visiting a web
page containing malicious content could result in SeaMonkey executing
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177)

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-0174)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be
restarted for the changes to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0174.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0175.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0176.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0177.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0333.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46292 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39079

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3555
CVE-2010-0173
CVE-2010-0174
CVE-2010-0175
CVE-2010-0176
CVE-2010-0177
CVE-2010-0178
CVE-2010-0179
CVE-2010-0181