openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (openSUSE-SU-2014:1655-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80093


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


seamonkey was updated to version 2.31 to fix 20 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1588).

- XBL bindings accessible via improper CSS declarations (CVE-2014-1589).

- XMLHttpRequest crashes with some input streams (CVE-2014-1590).

- CSP leaks redirect data via violation reports (CVE-2014-1591).

- Use-after-free during HTML5 parsing (CVE-2014-1592).

- Buffer overflow while parsing media content (CVE-2014-1593).

- Bad casting from the BasicThebesLayer to BasicContainerLayer (CVE-2014-1594).

- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1575).

- Buffer overflow during CSS manipulation (CVE-2014-1576).

- Web Audio memory corruption issues with custom waveforms (CVE-2014-1577).

- Out-of-bounds write with WebM video (CVE-2014-1578).

- Further uninitialized memory use during GIF rendering (CVE-2014-1580).

- Use-after-free interacting with text directionality (CVE-2014-1581).

- Key pinning bypasses (CVE-2014-1582, CVE-2014-1584).

- Inconsistent video sharing within iframe (CVE-2014-1585, CVE-2014-1586).

- Accessing cross-origin objects via the Alarms API (only relevant for installed web apps) (CVE-2014-1583).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- define /usr/share/myspell as additional dictionary location and remove finally (bnc#900639).


Update the affected seamonkey packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80093

File Name: openSUSE-2014-784.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-dom-inspector, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-irc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:seamonkey-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1575, CVE-2014-1576, CVE-2014-1577, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1580, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1582, CVE-2014-1583, CVE-2014-1584, CVE-2014-1585, CVE-2014-1586, CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1588, CVE-2014-1589, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1591, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593, CVE-2014-1594