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[DSA1076] DSA-1076-1 lynx

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1076-1 lynx

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Michal Zalewski discovered that lynx, the popular text-mode WWW
Browser, is not able to grok invalid HTML including a TEXTAREA tag
with a large COLS value and a large tag name in an element that is not
terminated, and loops forever trying to render the broken HTML.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.4.1b-3.4.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.5-2sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.5-2sarge2.
We recommend that you upgrade your lynx package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1076
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11443

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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