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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6198): w3m vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6198): w3m vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/24/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

w3m through 0.5.3 does not properly handle temporary files when the ~/.w3m directory is unwritable, which allows a local attacker to craft a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary files.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-w3m

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