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-2009-0040, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0775)

A flaw was 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-2009-0776)

After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for the
changes to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f014c9ff

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: 60540 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0040
CVE-2009-0772
CVE-2009-0774
CVE-2009-0775
CVE-2009-0776