SeaMonkey < 1.1.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A web browser on the remote host is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of SeaMonkey is affected by various security
issues :

- A series of vulnerabilities that allow for JavaScript
privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution.

- Several stability bugs leading to crashes which, in
some cases, show traces of memory corruption.

- An HTTP Referer spoofing issue with malformed URLs.

- A privacy issue with SSL client authentication.

- Web content fetched via the 'jar:' protocol can use
Java via LiveConnect to open socket connections to
arbitrary ports on the localhost.

- It is possible to have a background tab create a
border-less XUL pop-up in front of the active tab
in the user's browser.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-14/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-15/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-16/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-17/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-18/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-19/

Solution :

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 1.1.9 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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