Fedora 10 : lynx-2.8.6-18.fc10 (2008-9952)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fri Nov 7 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc at redhat.com> -

- Fixed CVE-2008-4690 lynx: remote arbitrary command
execution. via a crafted lynxcgi: URL (thoger)

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

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected lynx package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37326 (fedora_2008-9952.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4690

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