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OpenPKG alert OpenPKG-SA-2006.043 (links)

From:  OpenPKG GmbH <>
Subject:  [OpenPKG-SA-2006.043] OpenPKG Security Advisory (links)
Date:  Tue, 26 Dec 2006 13:53:06 +0100

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ____________________________________________________________________________ Publisher Name: OpenPKG GmbH Publisher Home: Advisory Id (public): OpenPKG-SA-2006.043 Advisory Type: OpenPKG Security Advisory (SA) Advisory Directory: Advisory Document: Advisory Published: 2006-12-26 13:52 UTC Issue Id (internal): OpenPKG-SI-20061226.03 Issue First Created: 2006-12-26 Issue Last Modified: 2006-12-26 Issue Revision: 03 ____________________________________________________________________________ Subject Name: Links Subject Summary: Web Browser Subject Home: Subject Versions: * < 2.1pre26 Vulnerability Id: CVE-2006-5925 Vulnerability Scope: global (not OpenPKG specific) Attack Feasibility: run-time Attack Vector: remote network Attack Impact: arbitrary code execution Description: Teemu Salmela discovered [0] that the Links [1] character-mode web-browser performs insufficient sanitising of URLs based on the "smb" scheme, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary shell commands. The problem is triggered by the shell meta characters '"' and ';' in URLs starting with "smb://" on GET and PUT requests. References: [0] [1] ____________________________________________________________________________ Primary Package Name: links Primary Package Home: Corrected Distribution: Corrected Branch: Corrected Package: OpenPKG Enterprise E1.0-SOLID links-2.1pre23-E1.0.1 OpenPKG Community 2-STABLE-20061018 links-2.1pre26-20061222 OpenPKG Community 2-STABLE links-2.1pre26-20061222 OpenPKG Community CURRENT links-2.1pre26-20061130 ____________________________________________________________________________ For security reasons, this document was digitally signed with the OpenPGP public key of the OpenPKG GmbH (public key id 61B7AE34) which you can download from or retrieve from the OpenPGP keyserver at hkp:// Follow the instructions at for more details on how to verify the integrity of this document. ____________________________________________________________________________ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPKG GmbH <> iD8DBQFFkRstZwQuyWG3rjQRAhcEAKDLyG+aZjAuCIdynhPSyRD+p1q2OgCfZAvl q/n41WECkhshNQ4FSeQSv9Y= =MRoK -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ______________________________________________________________________ The OpenPKG Project Project Announcement List

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