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Lynx < 2.8.1dev 10 Mailer Buffer Overflow

High

Synopsis

N/A

Description

There is a buffer overflow in Lynx's mailer which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host, provided he can lure a lynx user to visit a rogue website and click on a relevant link.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.8.1dev 10 or higher.