Bug 172972 (CVE-2005-2929)

Summary: CVE-2005-2929 lynx arbitrary command execution
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: lynxAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 4.0Keywords: Security
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20051111,reported=20051111,source=fulldisclosure
Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-839 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-11-11 13:30:30 EST
lynx arbitrary command execution

It is possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands as
the user running lynx by using specially crafted  lynxcgi: URL.
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=113172754719215&w=2


This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-11-11 19:07:44 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-839.html