RHEL 2.1 / 3 / 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2008:0977)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34763
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix 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, 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-2008-0017, CVE-2008-5013, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5016, CVE-2008-5017, CVE-2008-5018, CVE-2008-5019, CVE-2008-5021)

Several flaws were found in the way malformed content was processed. A web site containing specially crafted content could potentially trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-5012, CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5023, CVE-2008-5024)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-0017

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5012

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5013

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5014

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5016

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5017

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5018

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5019

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5021

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5022

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5023

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5024

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008:0977

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34763

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2008-0977.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-chat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-dom-inspector, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-js-debugger, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-mail, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-nspr, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-nss, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:seamonkey-nss-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/13/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0017, CVE-2008-5012, CVE-2008-5013, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5016, CVE-2008-5017, CVE-2008-5018, CVE-2008-5019, CVE-2008-5021, CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5023, CVE-2008-5024

BID: 32281

RHSA: 2008:0977

CWE: 20, 79, 94, 119, 189, 200, 287, 399