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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-35

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-35
Posted Jan 13, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-35 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla SeaMonkey, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.46-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526, CVE-2016-9079
SHA-256 | edb4103926996cc60bdbdba4e04c9d073a6b3369fcdbbd4d3088d21fac388142

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-35

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 13, 2017
Bugs: #539242, #541506, #574968, #604500
ID: 201701-35

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla SeaMonkey, the
worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Mozilla SeaMonkey is a free and open-source Internet suite. It is the
continuation of the former Mozilla Application Suite, based on the same
source code.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-client/seamonkey < 2.46-r1 >= 2.46-r1
2 www-client/seamonkey-bin
< 2.46 >= 2.46
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla SeaMonkey.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or
obtain sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mozilla SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/seamonkey-2.46-r1"

All Mozilla SeaMonkey-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/seamonkey-bin-2.46"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-1521
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1521
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-1521
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1521
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-1522
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1522
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-1522
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1522
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-1523
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1523
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-1523
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1523
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-1526
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1526
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-1526
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1526
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-9079
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9079

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-35

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
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 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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