Bug 172973 - CVE-2005-2929 lynx arbitrary command execution
CVE-2005-2929 lynx arbitrary command execution
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lynx (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-11-11 13:30 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-12 09:33:07 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-11-11 13:30:40 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.

This issue also affects FC3
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2005-11-14 13:05:54 EST
From User-Agent: XML-RPC

lynx-2.8.5-23.2 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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