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[DSA1240] DSA-1240-1 links2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1240-1 links2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Teemu Salmela discovered that the links2 character mode web browser
performs insufficient sanitising of smb:// URIs, which might lead to the
execution of arbitrary shell commands.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1pre16-1sarge1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.1pre26-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1pre26-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your links2 package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1240
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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