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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7234

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Lynx before 2.8.6rel.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via malicious (1) .mailcap and (2) mime.types files in the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2008-10-27 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.4
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2006-11-06 2006-10-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-7234 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20067234 unix
ELSA-2008:0965: lynx security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22462 unix
RHSA-2008:0965 -- lynx security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28964 unix
RHSA-2008:0965: lynx security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080965 unix
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Lynx before 2.8.6rel.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via malicious... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9719 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-7234

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Rel.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Rel.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Pre.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.1 Dev.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Rel.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Dev.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.2 Pre.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Rel1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Dev.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.3 Pre6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Pre.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Pre.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Pre.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Pre.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Pre.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Rel.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.4 Dev16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Pre.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Pre.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Pre.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Pre.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
157 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Rel.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
158 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
159 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
160 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Dev.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
161 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.5 Pre.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
162 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
163 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
164 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
165 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
166 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
167 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
168 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
169 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
170 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
171 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Rel3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
172 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
173 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
174 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
175 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Rel2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
176 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
177 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
178 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Dev10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
179 Application Lynx Lynx 2.8.6 Rel1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lynx Lynx 179

- References For CVE-2006-7234

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0965.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0965
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31917
BID 31917 Lynx '.mailcap' and '.mime.type' Files Local Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-01-19
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=396949 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:002
http://secunia.com/advisories/32407
SECUNIA 32407
http://secunia.com/advisories/32416
SECUNIA 32416
http://secunia.com/advisories/33568
SECUNIA 33568
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:217
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:217
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/25/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20081025 CVE request: lynx (old) .mailcap handling flaw
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46132
XF lynx-mailcap-mimetype-code-execution(46132)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021107
SECTRACK 1021107
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=214205 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7234

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