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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: lynx-2.8.6-12.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9597
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Name        : lynx
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.8.6
Release     : 12.fc8
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> - 2.8.6-12
- Fixed CVE-2008-4690 lynx: remote arbitrary command execution.
  via a crafted lynxcgi: URL (thoger)
* Fri May 30 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc redhat com> - 2.8.6-11
- updated to latest upstream version 2.8.6rel5
- Resolves: #214205
* Wed Jan  9 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc redhat com> - 2.8.6-10
- added telnet, rsh, zip and unzip to BuildRequires
- Resolves: #430508
* Wed Jan  9 2008 Jiri Moskovcak <jmoskovc redhat com> - 2.8.6-9
- fixed crash when using formatting character '$' in translation
- Resolves: #426449
* Tue Dec 11 2007 Ivana Varekova <varekova redhat com> - 2.8.6-8
- add default-colors option, change default setting (#409211)
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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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