Synopsis: Critical: seamonkey security update
Issue Date: 2011-08-16
CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2982
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
already freed memory, causing SeaMonkey to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running SeaMonkey.
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.
– Scientific Linux Development Team