openSUSE Security Update: seamonkey: Update to Mozilla Seamonkey 2.3
Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:0957-1
Cross-References: CVE-2011-0084 CVE-2011-2985 CVE-2011-2986
CVE-2011-2987 CVE-2011-2988 CVE-2011-2989
CVE-2011-2990 CVE-2011-2991 CVE-2011-2992
An update that fixes 10 vulnerabilities is now available.
It includes one version update.
Mozilla Seamonkey suite was updated to version 2.3.
The update fixes bugs and security issues. Following
security issues were fixed:
ml Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-33 (MFSA
2011-33) Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-33
* Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:4.0) Mozilla
identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the
browser engine used in SeaMonkey 2.2 and other
Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed
evidence of memory corruption under certain
circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at
least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary
Aral Yaman reported a WebGL crash which affected
SeaMonkey 2.2. (CVE-2011-2989)
affected SeaMonkey 2.2. (CVE-2011-2991)
Bert Hubert and Theo Snelleman of Fox-IT reported a crash
in the Ogg reader which affected SeaMonkey 2.2.
Mozilla developers and community members Robert Kaiser,
Jesse Ruderman, moz_bug_r_a4, Mardeg, Gary Kwong, Christoph
Diehl, Martijn Wargers, Travis Emmitt, Bob Clary and
Jonathan Watt reported memory safety issues which affected
SeaMonkey 2.2. (CVE-2011-2985)
* Unsigned scripts can call script inside signed JAR
call into script inside a signed JAR thereby inheriting the
identity of the site that signed the JAR as well as any
permissions that a user had granted the signed JAR.
* String crash using WebGL shaders
Michael Jordon of Context IS reported that an overly long
shader program could cause a buffer overrun and crash in a
string class used to store the shader source code.
* Heap overflow in ANGLE library
Michael Jordon of Context IS reported a potentially
exploitable heap overflow in the ANGLE library used by
Mozilla's WebGL implementation. (CVE-2011-2987)
* Crash in SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition()
Security researcher regenrecht reported via
TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative that a SVG text
manipulation routine contained a dangling pointer
* Credential leakage using Content Security Policy reports
Mike Cardwell reported that Content Security Policy
violation reports failed to strip out proxy authorization
credentials from the list of request headers. Daniel Veditz
reported that redirecting to a website with Content
Security Policy resulted in the incorrect resolution of
hosts in the constructed policy. (CVE-2011-2990)
* Cross-origin data theft using canvas and Windows D2D
nasalislarvatus3000 reported that when using Windows D2D
hardware acceleration, image data from one domain could be
inserted into a canvas and read by a different domain.
To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- openSUSE 11.4:
zypper in -t patch seamonkey-5024
- openSUSE 11.3:
zypper in -t patch seamonkey-5024
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".
- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.3]:
- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.3]:
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