RHEL 3 / 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2010:0680)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49132

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat 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 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-2010-3169)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2765)

A use-after-free flaw and several dangling pointer flaws were found in SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in SeaMonkey. A web page containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to run JavaScript code with the permissions of a different website. (CVE-2010-2768)

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2760

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2765

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2767

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2768

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-3167

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-3168

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-3169

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0680

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49132

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-0680.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/08

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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:3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2753, CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2763, CVE-2010-2764, CVE-2010-2765, CVE-2010-2766, CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-2768, CVE-2010-2769, CVE-2010-2770, CVE-2010-3166, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168, CVE-2010-3169

BID: 43045

RHSA: 2010:0680