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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60737

Synopsis

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

Description

CVE-2010-0159 Mozilla crashes with evidence of memory corruption (MFSA 2010-01)

CVE-2009-1571 Mozilla incorrectly frees used memory (MFSA 2010-03)

A use-after-free flaw was found in SeaMonkey. Under low memory conditions, visiting a web page containing malicious content could result in SeaMonkey executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-1571)

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 with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-0159)

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?eda417d4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60737

File Name: sl_20100217_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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: 2010/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1571, CVE-2010-0159

CWE: 94