Upstream information

CVE-2010-2810 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the convert_to_idna function in WWW/Library/Implementation/HTParse.c in Lynx 2.8.8dev.1 through 2.8.8dev.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed URL containing a % (percent) character in the domain name.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 629899 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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