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MDKSA-2005:211: 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 MDKSA-2005:211 (lynx).



An arbitrary command execution vulnerability was discovered in the lynx
'lynxcgi:' URI handler. A possible hacker could create a web page that redirects to a
malicious URL which could then execute arbitrary code as the user running lynx.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:211
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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