Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in w3m, the worst of which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
|www-client/w3m on all architectures
w3m is a text based WWW browser.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in w3m. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via a maliciously crafted HTML file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All w3m users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/w3m-0.5.3-r9"