CVE-2005-3120 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.7/SCOSA-2006.7.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.47/SCOSA-2005.47.txt
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-October/038019.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.trustix.org/pipermail/tsl-announce/2005-October/000354.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015065
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2005&m=slackware-security.423056
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-010.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-874
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-876
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1085
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-15.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:186
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_25_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2005.026-lynx.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-803.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419763/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435689/30/4740/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15117
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170253 Vendor Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9257
https://usn.ubuntu.com/206-1/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3120
NVD Published Date:
10/17/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
Debian GNU/Linux