|Bugzilla:||170253: CAN-2005-3120 lynx buffer overflow|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the HTrjis function in Lynx 2.8.6 and earlier allows remote NNTP servers to execute arbitrary code via certain article headers containing Asian characters that cause Lynx to add extra escape (ESC) characters.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (lynx)||RHSA-2005:803||October 17, 2005|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (lynx)||RHSA-2005:803||October 17, 2005|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (lynx)||RHSA-2005:803||October 17, 2005|
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