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Mandriva: Updated lynx packages fix critical vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake An arbitrary command execution vulnerability was discovered in the lynx "lynxcgi:" URI handler. An attacker 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.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2005:211
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : lynx
 Date    : November 12, 2005
 Affected: 10.1, 10.2, 2006.0, Corporate 2.1, Corporate 3.0,
           Multi Network Firewall 2.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 An arbitrary command execution vulnerability was discovered in the
 lynx "lynxcgi:" URI handler.  An attacker 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.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2929
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 10.1:
 d159808dc386722d03f80c9e92ec3892  10.1/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.101mdk.i586.rpm
 8a2235e8844d26d93d68fe8450c173d0  10.1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.1/X86_64:
 0ffac10c91727b3c3a9b7988ad254b0c  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 8a2235e8844d26d93d68fe8450c173d0  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2:
 e4776978467d47534e400d3a26b674d6  10.2/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.102mdk.i586.rpm
 e45d2ae283fa9646076a9d5d9f80938e  10.2/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
 6ac64a06ce7637ea87040a0631e64ad0  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
 e45d2ae283fa9646076a9d5d9f80938e  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 360fdf310e0d9263d3d60b4d9e4190fa  2006.0/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-4.3.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 909b67078592125b37a070d0895fb9ac  2006.0/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-4.3.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 5148d3c09eb8b23f4e4c0f7856f4c141  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-4.3.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 909b67078592125b37a070d0895fb9ac  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-4.3.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 5722c024a1d5642cbfd93e91a5a11e81  corporate/2.1/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-0.10.4.C21mdk.dev.8.i586.rpm
 7794c13cd786fd5bea163b3128d41253  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-0.10.4.C21mdk.dev.8.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/X86_64:
 df29c26d3532351e2ba0e23785f6bcd5  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-0.10.4.C21mdk.dev.8.x86_64.rpm
 7794c13cd786fd5bea163b3128d41253  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-0.10.4.C21mdk.dev.8.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 fcc6ced2d05c127980f5c47ed8b68230  corporate/3.0/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 10408828ef7ed0efc5fe17e641c14556  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 cb70e5d88517bf59cc46ee47de6a6a7e  x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 10408828ef7ed0efc5fe17e641c14556  x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
 2b08be7e48f71825de929c00cf7eedc4  mnf/2.0/RPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm
 033fa133cbe350604917b941b9ae9716  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.5-1.3.M20mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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