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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-7234

Original release date: 10/27/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Lynx before 2.8.6rel.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via malicious (1) .mailcap and (2) mime.types files in the current working directory.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

Patch Information - http://lynx.isc.org/lynx2.8.6/patches/

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32407
External Source: BID
Name: 31917
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081025 CVE request: lynx (old) .mailcap handling flaw
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:002
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0965
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=214205
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021107
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9719
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=396949
External Source: XF
Name: lynx-mailcap-mimetype-code-execution(46132)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33568
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:217
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32416

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9719
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:rel1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:rel2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:rel3 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:rel1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev17
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev18
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev19
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev20
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev21
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:pre.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:pre.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:pre.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:dev16
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:pre1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:rel.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:pre.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.4:pre.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.6:dev2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:pre.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:rel.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:pre.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:pre.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:pre.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:pre.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.16
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.17
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.5:dev.15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:rel.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.19
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.20
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.17
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.18
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.23
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.21
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.22
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.16
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.3:dev.14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:rel.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:rel.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.23
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.24
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.25
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.26
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.1
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:pre.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.16
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.17
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.18
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.19
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.20
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.21
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.2:dev.22
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.19
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.18
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.17
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.16
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.23
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.22
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.21
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.20
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.15
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.14
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.13
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.12
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.6
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.7
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.4
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.5
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.10
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.11
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.8
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.9
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.27
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.28
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.24
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.26
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.2
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.3
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:dev.29
* cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:2.8.1:pre.1
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