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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60773

Synopsis

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

Description

Several use-after-free flaws were found in SeaMonkey. Visiting a web page containing malicious content could result in SeaMonkey executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey.
(CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177)

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-2010-0174)

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?761c5983

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60773

File Name: sl_20100330_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: 2010/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0174, CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177