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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
content. A web page containing such malicious content could cause
SeaMonkey to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user
running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-2801, CVE-2008-2802, CVE-2008-2803)
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 as the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2008-2798, CVE-2008-2799, CVE-2008-2811)
Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was
displayed. A web page containing specially crafted content could
potentially trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive
Two local file disclosure flaws were found in SeaMonkey. A web page
containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to reveal the
contents of a local file to a remote attacker. (CVE-2008-2805,
A flaw was found in the way a malformed .properties file was processed
by SeaMonkey. A malicious extension could read uninitialized memory,
possibly leaking sensitive data to the extension. (CVE-2008-2807)
A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey escaped a listing of local file
names. If a user could be tricked into listing a local directory
with the permissions of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-2808)
A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey displayed information about
self-signed certificates. It was possible for a self-signed
certificate to contain multiple alternate name entries, which were not
all displayed to the user, allowing them to mistakenly extend trust to
an unknown site. (CVE-2008-2809)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60435 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2798CVE-2008-2799CVE-2008-2800CVE-2008-2801CVE-2008-2802CVE-2008-2803CVE-2008-2805CVE-2008-2807CVE-2008-2808CVE-2008-2809CVE-2008-2810CVE-2008-2811
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