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 :

CVE-2010-0159 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption (MFSA
2010-01)

CVE-2009-1571 Mozilla incorrectly frees used memory (MFSA 2010-03)

A use-after-free flaw was found in SeaMonkey. Under low memory
conditions, visiting a web page containing malicious content could
result in SeaMonkey executing arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-1571)

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 with the privileges of the
user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-0159)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?05aa3071

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: 60737 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1571
CVE-2010-0159