SeaMonkey < 2.1 CSS Browser History Disclosure Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57317
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The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may be affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The installed version of SeaMonkey is earlier than 2.1.0 and is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

The JavaScript function 'getComputedStyle', and functions like it, can be used in a timing attack to determine if a browser has visited links on the page.


Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.1.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57317

File Name: seamonkey_21.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5074

BID: 51051