SeaMonkey 24.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of SeaMonkey earlier than 24.2 are prone to the following vulnerabilities:

- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2013-5609, CVE-2013-5610)

- Potential XSS vulnerability via cross-domain inheritance of charset (CVE-2013-5612)

- Sandbox restrictions are not properly applied to nested object elements, which could be leveraged to bypass restrictions (CVE-2013-5614)

- Use-after-free in event listeners, table editing user interface, synthetic mouse movement can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-5616, CVE-2013-5613, CVE-2013-5618)

- Binary search algorithms in the Javascript engine are contain potential out-of-bounds array access, though these are not directly exploitable (CVE-2013-5619)

- Segmentation violation when replacing ordered list elements in a document via script can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-6671)

- On Linux systems, clipboard content may be made accessible to web content when a user pastes a selection with a middle-click, which can lead to information disclosure (CVE-2013-6672)

- Extended validation root certificates remain trusted even if the user has explicitly removes the trust. (CVE-2013-6673)

- GetElementIC typed arrays can be generated outside observed typesets, with unknown security impact (CVE-2013-5615)

- Issues in the JPEG image processing library can allow arbitrary memory to be read, as well as cross-domain theft (CVE-2013-6629, CVE-2013-6630)

- An intermediary CA that is chained up to a root within Mozilla's root store was revoked for supplying an intermediate certificate that allowed a man-in-the-middle proxy to perform traffic management of domain names and IP addresses the certificate holder did not own or control.

Solution

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.23, or later.