GLSA-202012-02 : SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143524

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202012-02 (SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SeaMonkey. Please review referenced release notes for more details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced release notes for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-2.53.5.1' Gentoo has discontinued support for the SeaMonkey binary package. We recommend that users unmerge the SeaMonkey binary package:
# emerge --unmerge “www-client/seamonkey-bin”
NOTE: The Gentoo developer(s) maintaining the SeaMonkey binary package have discontinued support at this time. It may be possible that a new Gentoo developer will update it at a later date. The alternative is using the standard SeaMonkey package.

See Also

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.53.2/

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.53.3/

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.53.4/

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.53.5/

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.53.5.1/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143524

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202012-02.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2020

Updated: 12/7/2020

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:seamonkey-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/7/2020

Reference Information

GLSA: 202012-02