CVE-2021-38165

Name
CVE-2021-38165
Description
Lynx through 2.8.9 mishandles the userinfo subcomponent of a URI, which allows remote attackers to discover cleartext credentials because they may appear in SNI data.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
MISC https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/7
MISC https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/1
MISC https://github.com/w3c/libwww/blob/f010b4cc58d32f34b162f0084fe093f7097a61f0/Library/src/HTParse.c#L118
MISC https://lynx.invisible-island.net/current/CHANGES.html
MISC https://bugs.debian.org/991971
MISC https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/11
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/9
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/12
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/11
MLIST https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/08/msg00010.html
DEBIAN https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4953

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:lynx_project:lynx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* lynx >= None <= 2.8.9

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status
lynx 3.11-main 2.8.8_p2-r1 Kiyoshi Aman <kiyoshi.aman@gmail.com> possibly vulnerable