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

high Nessus Plugin ID 60853

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 with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-3169)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2765)

A use-after-free flaw and several dangling pointer flaws were found in SeaMonkey. 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-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in SeaMonkey. A web page containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to run JavaScript code with the permissions of a different website. (CVE-2010-2768)

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?e0e92c1a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60853

File Name: sl_20100907_seamonkey_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: 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: 9/7/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2765, CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-2768, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168, CVE-2010-3169