openSUSE 10 Security Update : lynx (lynx-5720)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of lynx fixes a security bug that can be exploited by
remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands when advanced mode is
enabled and lynx is used as URL handler (CVE-2008-4690)

Solution :

Update the affected lynx package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34984 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4690

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