ID CVE-2005-3120
Summary 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.6_dev13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:university_of_kansas:lynx:2.8.6_dev13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 19-10-2018 - 15:34)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:18:36.892-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description 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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9257
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:803
refmap via4
bid 15117
bugtraq 20060602 Re: [SECURITY] [DSA 1085-1] New lynx-cur packages fix several vulnerabilities
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-010.htm
debian
  • DSA-1085
  • DSA-874
  • DSA-876
fedora FLSA:152832
fulldisc 20051017 Lynx Remote Buffer Overflow
gentoo GLSA-200510-15
mandriva MDKSA-2005:186
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170253
openpkg OpenPKG-SA-2005.026
sco
  • SCOSA-2005.47
  • SCOSA-2006.7
sectrack 1015065
secunia
  • 17150
  • 17216
  • 17230
  • 17231
  • 17238
  • 17248
  • 17340
  • 17360
  • 17444
  • 17445
  • 17480
  • 18376
  • 18584
  • 20383
slackware SSA:2005-310-03
suse SUSE-SR:2005:025
trustix TSLSA-2005-0059
ubuntu USN-206-1
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 19-10-2018 - 15:34
Published 17-10-2005 - 20:06
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