SeaMonkey < 1.1.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 39494
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VPR Score: 6.6


A web browser on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of SeaMonkey is earlier than 1.1.17. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- When an Adobe Flash file is loaded via the 'view-source:' scheme, the Flash plugin misinterprets the origin of the content as localhost. An attacker can leverage this to launch cross-site request forger attacks. It is also possible to exploit this to place cookie-like objects on victim's computers.
(MFSA 2009-17)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists when saving the inner frame of a web page as a file when the outer page has POST data associated with it.
(MFSA 2009-21)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2009-24)

- It may be possible for local resources loaded via 'file:' protocol to access any domain's cookies saved on a user's system. (MFSA 2009-26)

- It may be possible to tamper with SSL data via non-200 responses to proxy CONNECT requests. (MFSA 2009-27)

- If the owner document of an element becomes null after garbage collection, then it may be possible to execute the event listeners within the wrong JavaScript context.
An attacker can potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges.
(MFSA 2009-29)

- It may be possible for scripts from page content to run with elevated privileges. (MFSA 2009-32)

- It may be possible to crash SeaMonkey while viewing 'multipart/alternative' mail message with a 'text/enhanced' part. (MFSA 2009-33)


Upgrade to SeaMonkey 1.1.17 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39494

File Name: seamonkey_1117.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/23/2009

Updated: 7/27/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey

Required KB Items: SeaMonkey/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1311, CVE-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1832, CVE-2009-1833, CVE-2009-1835, CVE-2009-1836, CVE-2009-1838, CVE-2009-1841, CVE-2009-2210

BID: 34656, 35370, 35371, 35372, 35373, 35383, 35461

Secunia: 35439

CWE: 20, 94, 200, 287