USN-5796-2: w3m vulnerability
10 January 2023
w3m could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website.
- w3m - WWW browsable pager with excellent tables/frames support
USN-5796-1 fixed a vulnerability in w3m. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that w3m incorrectly handled certain HTML files. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause w3m to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
- USN-5796-1: w3m, w3m-img