CentOS Update for seamonkey CESA-2008:0104 centos4 i386

Published: 2009-02-27 07:36:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Check for the Version of seamonkey

Affected Versions:
seamonkey on CentOS 4

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor. Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey processed certain malformed web content. A webpage containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-0412, CVE-2008-0413, CVE-2008-0415, CVE-2008-0419) Several flaws were found in the way SeaMonkey displayed malformed web content. A webpage containing specially-crafted content could trick a user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-0591, CVE-2008-0593) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey stored password data. If a user saves login information for a malicious website, it could be possible to corrupt the password database, preventing the user from properly accessing saved password data. (CVE-2008-0417) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey handles certain chrome URLs. If a user has certain extensions installed, it could allow a malicious website to steal sensitive session data. Note: this flaw does not affect a default installation of SeaMonkey. (CVE-2008-0418) A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey saves certain text files. If a website offers a file of type " plain/text" , rather than " text/plain" , SeaMonkey will not show future " text/plain" content to the user in the browser, forcing them to save those files locally to view the content. (CVE-2008-0592) Users of SeaMonkey are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0412
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0413
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0415
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0417
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0418
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0419
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0591
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0592
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0593

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2008-February/014668.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2009-02-27
Modified
2017-07-10
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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