GLSA-200612-08 : SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 23860


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-08 (SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)

The SeaMonkey project is vulnerable to arbitrary JavaScript bytecode execution and arbitrary code execution.
Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to load malicious JavaScript or a malicious web page with a SeaMonkey application and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running those products. It is important to note that in the SeaMonkey email client, JavaScript is disabled by default.
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-1.0.6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23860

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200612-08.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 12/14/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/10/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5462, CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748

BID: 19849

GLSA: 200612-08