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SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200612-08 / seamonkey
Release Date December 10, 2006
Latest Revision December 10, 2006: 01
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/seamonkey < 1.0.6 >= 1.0.6 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #154449

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in the SeaMonkey project.

2.  Impact Information

Background

The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to deliver production-quality releases of code derived from the application formerly known as 'Mozilla Application Suite'.

Description

The SeaMonkey project is vulnerable to arbitrary JavaScript bytecode execution and arbitrary code execution.

Impact

An attacker could entice a user to load malicious JavaScript or a malicious web page with a SeaMonkey application and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running those products. It is important to note that in the SeaMonkey email client, JavaScript is disabled by default.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/seamonkey-1.0.6"

4.  References



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