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Fedora Core 3 2005-993: lynx Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the lynx package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-993 (lynx).
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.
This package fixes a security bug (CVE-2005-3120) when
handling connections to NNTP (news) servers.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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