RHEL 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2012:0141)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57993

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

SeaMonkey is an open source web browser, e-mail and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handled PNG (Portable Network Graphics) images. A web page containing a malicious PNG image could cause SeaMonkey to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2011-3026)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. 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/errata/RHSA-2012:0141

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-3026

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57993

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-0141.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/17/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

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, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

RHSA: 2012:0141