Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : seamonkey (ELSA-2010-0333)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 68027
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0333 :
Updated SeaMonkey packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.
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)
All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected seamonkey packages.