Ubuntu 3214-1: w3m vulnerabilities

    Date 02 Mar 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in w3m.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3214-1
    March 02, 2017
    
    w3m vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in w3m.
    
    Software Description:
    - w3m: WWW browsable pager with excellent tables/frames support
    
    Details:
    
    A large number of security issues were discovered in the w3m browser. If a
    user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could
    exploit a variety of issues related to web browser security, including
    cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code
    execution.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      w3m                             0.5.3-15ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      w3m                             0.5.3-5ubuntu1.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3214-1
      CVE-2016-9422, CVE-2016-9423, CVE-2016-9424, CVE-2016-9425,
      CVE-2016-9426, CVE-2016-9428, CVE-2016-9429, CVE-2016-9430,
      CVE-2016-9431, CVE-2016-9432, CVE-2016-9433, CVE-2016-9434,
      CVE-2016-9435, CVE-2016-9436, CVE-2016-9437, CVE-2016-9438,
      CVE-2016-9439, CVE-2016-9440, CVE-2016-9441, CVE-2016-9442,
      CVE-2016-9443, CVE-2016-9622, CVE-2016-9623, CVE-2016-9624,
      CVE-2016-9625, CVE-2016-9626, CVE-2016-9627, CVE-2016-9628,
      CVE-2016-9629, CVE-2016-9630, CVE-2016-9631, CVE-2016-9632,
      CVE-2016-9633
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/w3m/0.5.3-15ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/w3m/0.5.3-5ubuntu1.2
    
    
    

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