SeaMonkey < 1.1.16 XSL Transformation Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4988

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The installed version of SeaMonkey is earlier than 1.1.16. An XSL transformation vulnerability in such versions can be leveraged with a specially crafted stylesheet to crash the browser or to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.1.16 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-14.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-12.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4988

File Name: 4988.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/04/15

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1769

Nessus ID: 36130

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1169

BID: 34235