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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA210] DSA-210-1 lynx Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-210-1 lynx

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

lynx (a text-only web browser) did not properly check for illegal
characters in all places, including processing of command line options,
which could be used to insert extra HTTP headers in a request.
For Debian GNU/Linux 2.2/potato this has been fixed in version 2.8.3-1.1
of the lynx package and version of the lynx-ssl package.
For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0/woody this has been fixed in version
of the lynx package and version 1: of the lynx-ssl package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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