Upstream information

CVE-2005-3120 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 121926 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • lynx >= 2.8.5-35.3
SuSE Linux 9.0 for AMD64
SuSE Linux 9.0 for IA32
  • lynx >= 2.8.4-596
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • lynx >= 2.8.5-30.6
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • lynx >= 2.8.5-32.3
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • lynx >= 2.8.5-34.3
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
  • lynx >= 2.8.5-30.6
core9.ia64
core9.x86
core9.s390
core9.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 10552