Oracle Linux 4 : seamonkey (ELSA-2006-0759)
High Nessus Plugin ID 67431
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0759 :
Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.
(CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504)
Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey renders web pages. A malicious web page could cause the browser to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2006-6497)
A heap based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey Mail parses the Content-Type mail header. A malicious mail message could cause the SeaMonkey Mail client to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey Mail. (CVE-2006-6505)
Users of SeaMonkey are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain SeaMonkey version 1.0.7 that corrects these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected seamonkey packages.