Upstream information

CVE-2016-9179 at MITRE

Description

lynx: It was found that Lynx doesn't parse the authority component of the URL correctly when the host name part ends with '?', and could instead be tricked into connecting to a different host.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1008642 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP1
  • lynx >= 2.8.7-27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-SP1-2017-321
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP2
  • lynx >= 2.8.7-27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-SP2-2017-321
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • lynx >= 2.8.6-145.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-lynx-13003
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • lynx >= 2.8.7-5.1
  • lynx-debuginfo >= 2.8.7-5.1
  • lynx-debugsource >= 2.8.7-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-330
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • lynx >= 2.8.7-6.1
  • lynx-debuginfo >= 2.8.7-6.1
  • lynx-debugsource >= 2.8.7-6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-330
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • lynx >= 2.8.7-9.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA lynx


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP1 lynx Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP2 lynx Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 lynx Released