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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 60540

Synopsis

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

Description

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-2009-0040, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0775)

A flaw was found in the way malformed content was processed. A website containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2009-0776)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?feae09fe

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60540

File Name: sl_20090304_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 3/4/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0775, CVE-2009-0776

CWE: 94, 200, 399