openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (openSUSE-SU-2014:1656-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80094


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


seamonkey was updated to version 2.31 to fix eight 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).

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: Medium

ID: 80094

File Name: openSUSE-2014-785.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1588, CVE-2014-1589, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1591, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593, CVE-2014-1594