GLSA-200610-04 : SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 22890


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-04 (SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)

A number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in SeaMonkey. For details please consult the references below.
Impact :

The most severe vulnerability involves enticing a user to visit a malicious website, crashing the application and executing arbitrary code with the rights of the user running SeaMonkey.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-1.0.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22890

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200610-04.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Published: 10/20/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4253, CVE-2006-4565, CVE-2006-4566, CVE-2006-4568, CVE-2006-4570, CVE-2006-4571

BID: 19488, 20042

CWE: 119, 264, 79

GLSA: 200610-04