Vulnerability CVE-2005-2929


Published: 2005-11-18   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Lynx 2.8.5, and other versions before 2.8.6dev.15, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via (1) lynxcgi:, (2) lynxexec, and (3) lynxprog links, which are not properly restricted in the default configuration in some environments.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Multiple Vendor Lynx Command Injection Vulnerability
vade79
12.11.2005

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
University of kansas -> LYNX 

 References:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.7/SCOSA-2006.7.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.55/SCOSA-2005.55.txt
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/173
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015195
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-035.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200511-09.xml
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=338&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:211
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2005.026-lynx.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-839.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419763/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15395
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2394
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23119
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9712

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