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[ GLSA 200610-04 ] Seamonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Raphael Marichez <falco () gentoo org>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 11:26:00 +0200

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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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