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Fedora Core 5 2007-078: w3m

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the w3m package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-078 (w3m).

The w3m program is a pager (or text file viewer) that can also be used
as a text-mode Web browser. W3m features include the following: when
reading an HTML document, you can follow links and view images using
an external image viewer
its internet message mode acertains the
type of document from the header
if the Content-Type field of the
document is text/html, the document is displayed as an HTML document

you can change a URL description like '[8]http://hogege.net' in plain
text into a link to that URL.
If you want to display the inline images on w3m, you need to install
w3m-img package as well.

Update Information:

- Resolves: rh#221484: CVE-2006-6772 w3m is vulnerable to
format string attack via CN field of SSL/TLS certificate
when infoked with -dump/-backend



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

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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