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Ubuntu: USN-3214-1 (CVE-2016-9442): w3m vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3214-1 (CVE-2016-9442): w3m vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/03/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in the Tatsuya Kinoshita w3m fork before 0.5.3-31. w3m allows remote attackers to cause memory corruption in certain conditions via a crafted HTML page.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-w3m

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