Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : seamonkey (ELSA-2008-0208)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67676


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2008:0208 :

Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security issues 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.

Several flaws were found in the processing of some malformed web content. A web page containing such malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237)

Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. A web page containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick a SeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.


Update the affected seamonkey packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67676

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0208.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-chat, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-dom-inspector, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-js-debugger, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-mail, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-nspr, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-nss, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:seamonkey-nss-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:3, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0414, CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1241

BID: 28448

RHSA: 2008:0208

CWE: 20, 59, 79, 94, 287, 399