Scientific Linux Security Update : seamonkey on SL4.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60447


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


An integer overflow flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey displayed certain web content. A malicious web site could cause SeaMonkey to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-2785)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60447

File Name: sl_20080716_seamonkey_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2785

CWE: 189