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 with the privileges of the
user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-3169)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2765)

A use-after-free flaw and several dangling pointer flaws were found in
SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2760,
CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in SeaMonkey. A web page
containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to run JavaScript
code with the permissions of a different website. (CVE-2010-2768)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b1b18437

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: 60853 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2760
CVE-2010-2765
CVE-2010-2767
CVE-2010-2768
CVE-2010-3167
CVE-2010-3168
CVE-2010-3169