Fedora 7 : seamonkey-1.1.3-1.fc7 (2007-1181)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27706


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain malformed JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript code could cause SeaMonkey to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735, CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738)

Several content injection flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey handled certain JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript code could inject arbitrary content into other web pages.
(CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3089)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey cached web pages on the local disk. A malicious web page may be able to inject arbitrary HTML into a browsing session if the user reloads a targeted site. (CVE-2007-3656)

Users of SeaMonkey are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain patches that correct these issues.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected seamonkey and / or seamonkey-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27706

File Name: fedora_2007-1181.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:seamonkey-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3089, CVE-2007-3656, CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735, CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738

FEDORA: 2007-1181

CWE: 200