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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: lynx-2.8.6-17.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9550
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Name        : lynx
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.8.6
Release     : 17.fc9
URL         : http://lynx.isc.org/
Summary     : A text-based Web browser
Description :
Lynx is a text-based Web browser. Lynx does not display any images,
but it does support frames, tables, and most other HTML tags. One
advantage Lynx has over graphical browsers is speed; Lynx starts and
exits quickly and swiftly displays webpages.

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ChangeLog:

* Mon Nov 10 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc redhat com> 2.8.6-17
- Fixed CVE-2008-4690 lynx: remote arbitrary command execution.
  via a crafted lynxcgi: URL (thoger)
* Fri May 30 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc redhat com> 2.8.6-16
- updated to latest stable upstream version 2.8.6rel5
* Fri May 23 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> - 2.8.6-15.1
- minor rebuild on sparc
* Sat May 17 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> - 2.8.6-15
- even with the patches it still built wrong in koji.
- limit  -j to 24 for sparc
* Thu May  8 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> - 2.8.6-14
- patch from ajax to fix parallel builds
- additional patch from me for parallel builds
- set default home page to start.fedoraproject.org
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #468184 - CVE-2008-4690 lynx: remote arbitrary command execution via a crafted lynxcgi: URL
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468184
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update lynx' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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