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RHSA-2008:0977: seamonkey security update

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RHSA-2008:0977: seamonkey security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/13/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, email and newsgroup client, IRCchat client, and HTML editor.Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A webpage containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running SeaMonkey.(CVE-2008-0017, CVE-2008-5013, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5016,CVE-2008-5017, CVE-2008-5018, CVE-2008-5019, CVE-2008-5021)Several flaws were found in the way malformed content was processed. A website containing specially-crafted content could potentially trick aSeaMonkey user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-5012,CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5023, CVE-2008-5024)All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containbackported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-chat
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-dom-inspector
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-js-debugger
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-mail

References

  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-chat
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-dom-inspector
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-js-debugger
  • redhat-upgrade-seamonkey-mail

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