CVE-2005-3120

NameCVE-2005-3120
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the HTrjis function in Lynx 2.8.6 and earlier allows remote NNTP servers to execute arbitrary code via certain article headers containing Asian characters that cause Lynx to add extra escape (ESC) characters.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1085-1, DSA-874-1, DSA-876-1
Debian Bugs334423, 335033

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lynx (PTS)buster, buster (security)2.8.9rel.1-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.9.0dev.6-3~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.9.0dev.10-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lynxsourcewoody2.8.4.1b-3.3DSA-874-1
lynxsourcesarge2.8.5-2sarge1DSA-876-1
lynxsource(unstable)2.8.5-2sarge1high335033
lynx-cursourcewoody2.8.5-2.5woody1DSA-1085-1
lynx-cursourcesarge2.8.6-9sarge1DSA-1085-1
lynx-cursource(unstable)2.8.6-16high334423
lynx-sslsource(unstable)(unfixed)

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