CentOS 3 / 4 : seamonkey (CESA-2008:0882)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34278
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix a security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

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

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2008-0016, CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062)

Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was displayed. A web page containing specially crafted content could potentially trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-3835, CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068, CVE-2008-4069)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handles mouse click events. A web page containing specially crafted JavaScript code could move the content window while a mouse-button was pressed, causing any item under the pointer to be dragged. This could, potentially, cause the user to perform an unsafe drag-and-drop action. (CVE-2008-3837)

A flaw was found in SeaMonkey that caused certain characters to be stripped from JavaScript code. This flaw could allow malicious JavaScript to bypass or evade script filters. (CVE-2008-4065, CVE-2008-4066)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution

Update the affected seamonkey packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?31101376

http://www.nessus.org/u?f7cb4e54

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd27c1d8

http://www.nessus.org/u?2478c61e

http://www.nessus.org/u?af977e1a

http://www.nessus.org/u?aa184370

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34278

File Name: centos_RHSA-2008-0882.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/25/2008

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-chat, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-dom-inspector, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-js-debugger, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-mail, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-nspr, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-nss, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seamonkey-nss-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:3, cpe:/o:centos:centos:4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0016, CVE-2008-3835, CVE-2008-3837, CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062, CVE-2008-4065, CVE-2008-4066, CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068, CVE-2008-4069

BID: 31346

RHSA: 2008:0882

CWE: 22, 79, 119, 189, 200, 264, 399