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RHSA-2009:0437: seamonkey security update

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RHSA-2009:0437: seamonkey security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/22/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
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-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1305)Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was processed. Aweb page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary JavaScript inthe context of the site, possibly presenting misleading data to a user, orstealing sensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-0652,CVE-2009-1306, CVE-2009-1307, CVE-2009-1309, CVE-2009-1312)A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey saved certain web pages to a localfile. If a user saved the inner frame of a web page containing POST data,the POST data could be revealed to the inner frame, possibly surrenderingsensitive information such as login credentials. (CVE-2009-1311)All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correctthese issues. After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted forthe changes to take effect.

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

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