CentOS 3 : seamonkey (CESA-2009:1163)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40345

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 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-2009-2462, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-2466)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected seamonkey packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7be3d616

http://www.nessus.org/u?b575c7c6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40345

File Name: centos_RHSA-2009-1163.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/23

Updated: 2019/10/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2462, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-2466, CVE-2009-2470

RHSA: 2009:1163

CWE: 20, 189, 399