SeaMonkey < 1.1.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5152
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Synopsis

The remote host is running a web browser that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running a version of SeaMonkey earlier than 1.1.18. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A heap overflow vulnerability in the code that handles regular expressions in certificate names. (MFSA-2009-43)

- A mismatch in the treatment of domain names in SSL certificates between SSL clients and the Certificate Authorities which issue server certificates. (MFSA-2009-42)

Solution

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 1.1.18 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-42.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-43.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/seamonkey11.html#seamonkey1.1.18

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5152

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/3/2009

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3538

Nessus ID: 40874

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/30/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2404, CVE-2009-2408

BID: 35888, 35891