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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2005-993: lynx

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the lynx package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-993 (lynx).

Lynx is a text-based Web browser. Lynx does not display any images,
but it does support frames, tables, and most other HTML tags. One
advantage Lynx has over graphical browsers is speed
Lynx starts and
exits quickly and swiftly displays webpages.

Update Information:

This package fixes a security bug (CVE-2005-3120) when
handling connections to NNTP (news) servers.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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