CVE-2006-7234

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Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2006-10-03
Bugzilla:
214205: CVE-2006-7234 lynx: .mailcap and .mime.types files read from CWD

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2006-7234 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (lynx) RHSA-2008:0965 2008-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (lynx) RHSA-2008:0965 2008-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (lynx) RHSA-2008:0965 2008-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (lynx) RHSA-2008:0965 2008-10-27
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