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 :

A flaw was found in the way that SeaMonkey parsed malformed HTML mail
messages. If a user opened a specially-crafted HTML mail message, it
could cause SeaMonkey to crash or, possibly, to execute arbitrary code
as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-2210)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2b840981

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: 60610 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2210