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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60594

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VPR Score: 6.6

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

VPR Score: 6.6

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