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Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities



Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities




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

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Synopsis
=======
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
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package               /  Vulnerable  /                 Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-client/seamonkey       < 1.0.5                       >= 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 ">=www-client/seamonkey-1.0.5"

References
=========
  [ 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?
========
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
======
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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