SeaMonkey < 2.20 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 69272


The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of SeaMonkey is a version prior to 2.20. It is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various errors exist that could allow memory corruption conditions. (CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1702)

- Use-after-free errors exist related to DOM modification when using 'SetBody' and generating a 'Certificate Request Message'. (CVE-2013-1704, CVE-2013-1705)

- An error exists in the function 'nsCString::CharAt' that could allow application crashes when decoding specially crafted WAV audio files. (CVE-2013-1708)

- Unspecified errors exist related to HTML frames and history handling, 'XrayWrappers', JavaScript URI handling and web workers using 'XMLHttpRequest' that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1711, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714)

- An unspecified error exists related to generating 'Certificate Request Message Format' (CRMF) requests that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.

- An error exists related to Java applets and 'file:///' URIs that could allow read-only access to arbitrary files. (CVE-2013-1717)

- An input validation error exists related to email messages containing HTML and iframes and the action of replying to or forwarding such messages that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-6674)

- An input validation error exists related to email messages containing HTML and object or embed elements that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.


Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.20 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69272

File Name: seamonkey_220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/08/08

Modified: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey

Required KB Items: SeaMonkey/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/06

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox toString console.time Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1702, CVE-2013-1704, CVE-2013-1705, CVE-2013-1708, CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1710, CVE-2013-1711, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714, CVE-2013-1717, CVE-2013-6674, CVE-2014-2018

BID: 61864, 61867, 61871, 61872, 61874, 61875, 61876, 61877, 61882, 61896, 61900, 65158, 65620

OSVDB: 96010, 96011, 96012, 96013, 96014, 96017, 96018, 96019, 96020, 96022, 96023, 102566, 103429

CERT: 863369

EDB-ID: 31223

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990