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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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-2008-5500, CVE-2008-5501, CVE-2008-5502, CVE-2008-5504,
CVE-2008-5511, CVE-2008-5512, CVE-2008-5513)
Several flaws were found in the way malformed content was processed. A
website containing specially crafted content could potentially trick a
SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-5503, CVE-2008-5506, CVE-2008-5507)
A flaw was found in the way malformed URLs were processed by
SeaMonkey. This flaw could prevent various URL sanitization mechanisms
from properly parsing a malicious URL. (CVE-2008-5508)
Note: after the errata packages are installed, SeaMonkey must be
restarted for the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60509 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5500CVE-2008-5501CVE-2008-5502CVE-2008-5503CVE-2008-5504CVE-2008-5506CVE-2008-5507CVE-2008-5508CVE-2008-5511CVE-2008-5512CVE-2008-5513
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