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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60540


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-2009-0040, 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.

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: 60540

File Name: sl_20090304_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: 2009/03/04

Reference Information

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

CWE: 94, 200, 399