SeaMonkey < 2.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 42307
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of SeaMonkey is earlier than 2.0. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Provided the browser is configured to use Proxy Auto-configuration it may be possible for an attacker to crash the browser or execute arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2009-55)

- Mozilla's GIF image parser is affected by a heap-based buffer overflow. (MFSA 2009-56)

- If a file contains right-to-left override character (RTL) in the filename it may be possible for an attacker to obfuscate the filename and extension of the file being downloaded. (MFSA 2009-62)

Solution

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-55/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-56/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-62/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42307

File Name: seamonkey_20.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/29/2009

Updated: 7/27/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey

Required KB Items: SeaMonkey/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/27/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3372, CVE-2009-3373, CVE-2009-3376

BID: 36855, 36856, 36867

CWE: 16, 119