Scientific Linux Security Update : seamonkey on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Several flaws were found in the processing of some malformed web
content. A web page containing such malicious content could cause
SeaMonkey to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user
running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236,
CVE-2008-1237)

Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. A
web page containing specially crafted content could, potentially,
trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?56a90d40

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60377 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1233
CVE-2008-1234
CVE-2008-1235
CVE-2008-1236
CVE-2008-1237
CVE-2008-1238
CVE-2008-1241