Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : lynx regression fix (USN-206-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

USN-206-1 fixed a security vulnerability in lynx. Unfortunately the
fix contained an error that caused lynx to crash under certain
circumstances. The updated packages fix this.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected lynx package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20623 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15117

CVE ID: