SeaMonkey < 1.1.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of SeaMonkey is earlier than 1.1.17. Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- When an Adobe Flash file is loaded via the
'view-source:' scheme, the Flash plugin misinterprets
the origin of the content as localhost. An attacker can
leverage this to launch cross-site request forger
attacks. It is also possible to exploit this to place
cookie-like objects on victim's computers.
(MFSA 2009-17)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists when
saving the inner frame of a web page as a file when the
outer page has POST data associated with it.
(MFSA 2009-21)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities could
potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2009-24)

- It may be possible for local resources loaded via
'file:' protocol to access any domain's cookies saved
on a user's system. (MFSA 2009-26)

- It may be possible to tamper with SSL data via non-200
responses to proxy CONNECT requests. (MFSA 2009-27)

- If the owner document of an element becomes null after
garbage collection, then it may be possible to execute
the event listeners within the wrong JavaScript context.
An attacker can potentially exploit this vulnerability
to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges.
(MFSA 2009-29)

- It may be possible for scripts from page content to
run with elevated privileges. (MFSA 2009-32)

- It may be possible to crash SeaMonkey while viewing
'multipart/alternative' mail message with a
'text/enhanced' part. (MFSA 2009-33)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-17/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-21/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-24/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-26/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-27/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-29/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-32/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-33/

Solution :

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 1.1.17 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 : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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