GLSA-201701-08 : w3m: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96239
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-08 (w3m: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in w3m. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via a maliciously crafted HTML file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll w3m users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/w3m-0.5.3-r9'