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RedHat: Critical: seamonkey security update Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux Updated seamonkey packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
=====================================================================
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: seamonkey security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:1431-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1431.html
Issue date:        2009-09-09
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-2654 CVE-2009-3072 CVE-2009-3075 
                   CVE-2009-3076 CVE-2009-3077 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated seamonkey packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

SeaMonkey is an open source Web browser, email and newsgroup client, IRC
chat client, and HTML editor.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web
page containing malicious content could cause SeaMonkey to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-3072, CVE-2009-3075)

A use-after-free flaw was found in SeaMonkey. An attacker could use this
flaw to crash SeaMonkey or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-3077)

Descriptions in the dialogs when adding and removing PKCS #11 modules were
not informative. An attacker able to trick a user into installing a
malicious PKCS #11 module could use this flaw to install their own
Certificate Authority certificates on a user's machine, making it possible
to trick the user into believing they are viewing a trusted site or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
SeaMonkey. (CVE-2009-3076)

A flaw was found in the way SeaMonkey displays the address bar when
window.open() is called in a certain way. An attacker could use this flaw
to conceal a malicious URL, possibly tricking a user into believing they
are viewing a trusted site. (CVE-2009-2654)

All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct
these issues. After installing the update, SeaMonkey must be restarted for
the changes to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

521311 - CVE-2009-2654 firefox: URL bar spoofing vulnerability
521688 - CVE-2009-3072 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 browser engine crashes
521691 - CVE-2009-3075 Firefox 3.5.2 3.0.14 JavaScript engine crashes
521692 - CVE-2009-3076 Firefox 3.0.14 Insufficient warning for PKCS11 module installation and removal
521693 - CVE-2009-3077 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 TreeColumns dangling pointer vulnerability

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.src.rpm

i386:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ppc.rpm

s390:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390.rpm

s390x:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.src.rpm

i386:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.src.rpm

i386:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.src.rpm

i386:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
seamonkey-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-debuginfo-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.9-48.el4_8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2654
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3072
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3075
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3076
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3077
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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