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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60917


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


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-2010-3767, CVE-2010-3772, CVE-2010-3776)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey loaded Java LiveConnect scripts.
Malicious web content could load a Java LiveConnect script in a way that would result in the plug-in object having elevated privileges, allowing it to execute Java code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2010-3775)

After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for the changes to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60917

File Name: sl_20101209_seamonkey_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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: 2010/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3767, CVE-2010-3772, CVE-2010-3775, CVE-2010-3776