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Summary

Detail
Vendor Lynx First view 2008-10-22
Product Lynx Last view 2008-10-27
Version 2.8.1 Type Application
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CPE Product cpe:2.3:a:lynx:lynx

Activity : Overall

Related : CVE

  Date Alert Description
4.6 2008-10-27 CVE-2006-7234

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Lynx before 2.8.6rel.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via malicious (1) .mailcap and (2) mime.types files in the current working directory.

10 2008-10-22 CVE-2008-4690

lynx 2.8.6dev.15 and earlier, when advanced mode is enabled and lynx is configured as a URL handler, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted lynxcgi: URL, a related issue to CVE-2005-2929. NOTE: this might only be a vulnerability in limited deployments that have defined a lynxcgi: handler.

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

id Description
49479 Lynx Crafted lynxcgi: URL Handling Arbitrary Remote Code Execution
30535 Lynx .mime.type / .mailcap User File Handling Unspecified Issue

OpenVAS Exploits

id Description
2009-09-15 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200909-15 (lynx)
File : nvt/glsa_200909_15.nasl
2009-04-09 Name : Mandriva Update for lynx MDVSA-2008:218 (lynx)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2008_218.nasl
2009-03-06 Name : RedHat Update for lynx RHSA-2008:0965-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0965-01_lynx.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for lynx CESA-2008:0965-01 centos2 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0965-01_lynx_centos2_i386.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for lynx CESA-2008:0965 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0965_lynx_centos3_i386.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for lynx CESA-2008:0965 centos3 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0965_lynx_centos3_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for lynx CESA-2008:0965 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0965_lynx_centos4_i386.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for lynx CESA-2008:0965 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0965_lynx_centos4_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for lynx FEDORA-2008-9550
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_9550_lynx_fc9.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for lynx FEDORA-2008-9597
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_9597_lynx_fc8.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for lynx FEDORA-2008-9952
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_9952_lynx_fc10.nasl
2009-01-20 Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:002
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_002.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

id Description
2013-07-12 Name: The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
File: oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0965.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name: The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
File: sl_20081027_lynx_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-14 Name: The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: gentoo_GLSA-200909-15.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name: The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File: suse_11_0_lynx-081030.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23 Name: The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File: fedora_2008-9952.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23 Name: The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-218.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-03 Name: The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File: fedora_2008-9550.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-03 Name: The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File: fedora_2008-9597.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-01 Name: The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File: suse_lynx-5720.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-28 Name: The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.
File: centos_RHSA-2008-0965.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-28 Name: The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File: redhat-RHSA-2008-0965.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO