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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60594

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-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1833, CVE-2009-1838, CVE-2009-1841)

A flaw was found in the processing of malformed, local file content.
If a user loaded malicious, local content via the file:// URL, it was possible for that content to access other local data. (CVE-2009-1835)

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?4c68d447

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60594

File Name: sl_20090611_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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: 2009/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1833, CVE-2009-1835, CVE-2009-1838, CVE-2009-1841

CWE: 94, 200