openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (openSUSE-2018-867)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111780


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for seamonkey fixes the following issues :

Mozilla SeaMonkey was updated to 2.49.4 :

Now uses Gecko 52.9.1esr (boo#1098998).

Security issues fixed with MFSA 2018-16 (boo#1098998) :

- CVE-2018-12359: Buffer overflow using computed size of canvas element

- CVE-2018-12360: Use-after-free when using focus()

- CVE-2018-12362: Integer overflow in SSSE3 scaler

- CVE-2018-5156: Media recorder segmentation fault when track type is changed during capture

- CVE-2018-12363: Use-after-free when appending DOM nodes

- CVE-2018-12364: CSRF attacks through 307 redirects and NPAPI plugins

- CVE-2018-12365: Compromised IPC child process can list local filenames

- CVE-2018-12366: Invalid data handling during QCMS transformations

- CVE-2018-5188: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 60, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox ESR 52.9

Localizations finally included again (boo#1062195)

Updated summary and description to more accurately reflect what SeaMonkey is, giving less prominence to the long- discontinued Mozilla Application Suite that many users may no longer be familiar with

Update to SeaMonkey 2.49.2

- Gecko 52.6esr (including security relevant fixes) (boo#1077291)

- fix issue in Composer

- With some themes, the menulist- and history-dropmarker didn't show

- Scrollbars didn't show the buttons

- WebRTC has been disabled by default. It needs an add-on to enable it per site

- The active title bar was not visually emphasized

Correct requires and provides handling (boo#1076907)


Update the affected seamonkey packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111780

File Name: openSUSE-2018-867.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/16/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 8/15/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-5156, CVE-2018-5188