SeaMonkey 2.16.x < 2.16.1 nsHTMLEditor User-After-Free

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6723

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable by a user-after-free vulnerability

Description

Versions of SeaMonkey 2.16.x earlier than 2.16.1 are potentially affected.

An error exists in the HTML editor (nsHTMLEditor) related to content script and the calling of the function 'document.execCommand' while internal editor operations are running. The previously freed memory can be dereferenced and could lead to arbitrary code execution

Solution

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.16.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/526050/30/0/threaded

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-29.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6723

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/03/26

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 3538

Nessus ID: 65187

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0787

BID: 58391