GLSA-201701-35 : Mozilla SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96515


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-35 (Mozilla SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla SeaMonkey.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mozilla SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-2.46-r1' All Mozilla SeaMonkey-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-bin-2.46'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96515

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-35.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Modified: 2017/01/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:seamonkey-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Firefox nsSMILTimeContainer::NotifyTimeChange() RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526, CVE-2016-9079

GLSA: 201701-35