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 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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?07015e67

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60509 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5500
CVE-2008-5501
CVE-2008-5502
CVE-2008-5503
CVE-2008-5504
CVE-2008-5506
CVE-2008-5507
CVE-2008-5508
CVE-2008-5511
CVE-2008-5512
CVE-2008-5513