SeaMonkey < 1.1.11 CSSValue Array Memory Corruption

High Nessus Plugin ID 33506

Synopsis

A web browser on the remote host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.

Description

The installed version of SeaMonkey may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by creating a very large number of references to a common CSS object, which can lead to an overflow the CSS reference counter, causing a crash when the browser attempts to free the CSS object while still in use.

Solution

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 1.1.11 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-34/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33506

File Name: seamonkey_1111.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/07/16

Updated: 2018/07/27

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey

Required KB Items: SeaMonkey/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2785

BID: 29802

CWE: 189