SeaMonkey < 1.1.19 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 1.1.19. Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- The columns of a XUL tree element can be manipulated in
a particular way that would leave a pointer owned by
the column pointing to freed memory. (MFSA 2009-49)

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists in Mozilla's string
to floating point number conversion routines.
(MFSA 2009-59)

- It is possible to obfuscate the name of files to be
downloaded by using a right-to-left override character
(RTL). (MFSA 2009-62)

- Mozilla's NTLM implementation is vulnerable to
reflection attacks in which NTLM credentials from one
application could be forwarded to another arbitrary
application. (MFSA 2009-68)

- Scriptable plugin content, such as Flash objects, can be
loaded and executed by embedding the content in an
iframe inside the message. (MFSA 2010-06)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities exist that
may result in the execution of arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2010-07)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-06/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-07/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-68/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-62/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-59/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-49/

Solution :

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.0.3 / 1.1.19 or later.

Note that 1.1.19 is a legacy release and is affected by known
vulnerabilities.

Risk factor :

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

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