Scientific Linux Security Update : seamonkey on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60528


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


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 as the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353)

A flaw was found in the way malformed content was processed. A website containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick a SeaMonkey user into uploading a local file. (CVE-2009-0355)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey treated HTTPOnly cookies. An attacker able to execute arbitrary JavaScript on a target site using HTTPOnly cookies may be able to use this flaw to steal the cookie.

After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for the changes to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60528

File Name: sl_20090204_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2016/12/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2009/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353, CVE-2009-0355, CVE-2009-0357

CWE: 264, 399