w3m: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-01-01T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201701-08
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-01-01T00:00:00

Description

Background

w3m is a text based WWW browser.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in w3m. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via a maliciously crafted HTML file.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All w3m users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/w3m-0.5.3-r9"