GLSA 200610-04 Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 10/16/2006 01:10 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200610-04
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 16, 2006
Bugs: #147651
ID: 200610-04

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Synopsis
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The Seamonkey project has reported multiple security vulnerabilities in
the application.

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'.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/seamonkey lt; 1.0.5 gt;= 1.0.5

Description
===========

A number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in Seamonkey. For
details please consult the references below.

Impact
======

The most severe vulnerability involves enticing a user to visit a
malicious website, crashing the application and executing arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running Seamonkey.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Seamonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-client/seamonkey-1.0.5"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2006-4253
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4253
[ 2 ] CVE-2006-4565
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4565
[ 3 ] CVE-2006-4566
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4566
[ 4 ] CVE-2006-4568
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4568
[ 5 ] CVE-2006-4570
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4570
[ 6 ] CVE-2006-4571
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4571

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-04.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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