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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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11204

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4690
Product(s):