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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60573

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-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1305)

Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript in the context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, or stealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1312)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey saved certain web pages to a local file. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data, the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrendering sensitive information such as login credentials.
(CVE-2009-1311)

SeaMonkey must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?edd6b356

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60573

File Name: sl_20090421_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1305, CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1311, CVE-2009-1312

CWE: 16, 20, 200, 399