CVE-2016-9179

Priority
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.
Notes
 ratliff> note that the URL must end in / or the attack won't work
Package
Source: lynx (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Trusty/esm:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.8.9dev11-1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (2.8.9dev11-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.8.9dev11-1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (2.8.9dev11-1)
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Trusty/esm:DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:18:17 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)