CentOS 3 / 4 : seamonkey (CESA-2010:0333)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 45444

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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.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

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

Several use-after-free flaws were found in SeaMonkey. Visiting a web page containing malicious content could result in SeaMonkey executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177)

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 with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-0174)

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?44658159

http://www.nessus.org/u?1bab0c50

http://www.nessus.org/u?b882efe3

http://www.nessus.org/u?eb7bb39c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 45444

File Name: centos_RHSA-2010-0333.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/9/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 4/6/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0173, CVE-2010-0174, CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177, CVE-2010-0178, CVE-2010-0179, CVE-2010-0181

BID: 39079

RHSA: 2010:0333

CWE: 310