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[GLSA-200612-08] SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-08
(SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)


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

Impact

A possible hacker 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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5462
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5463
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5464
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5747
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5748


Solution:
All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/seamonkey-1.0.6"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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