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-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1833, CVE-2009-1838, CVE-2009-1841)

A flaw was found in the processing of malformed, local file content.
If a user loaded malicious, local content via the file:// URL, it was
possible for that content to access other local data. (CVE-2009-1835)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?be511742

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: 60594 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1392
CVE-2009-1833
CVE-2009-1835
CVE-2009-1838
CVE-2009-1841