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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2012-5821 310 2012-11-04 2014-02-06
5.8
None Remote Medium Not required Partial Partial None
Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to improper use of a certain GnuTLS function.
2 CVE-2010-2810 119 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2010-08-20 2013-01-29
6.8
None Remote Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
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.
3 CVE-2008-4690 Exec Code 2008-10-22 2010-08-21
10.0
Admin Remote Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
lynx 2.8.6dev.15 and earlier, when advanced mode is enabled and lynx is configured as a URL handler, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted lynxcgi: URL, a related issue to CVE-2005-2929. NOTE: this might only be a vulnerability in limited deployments that have defined a lynxcgi: handler.
4 CVE-2006-7234 Exec Code 2008-10-27 2010-08-21
4.6
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Lynx before 2.8.6rel.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via malicious (1) .mailcap and (2) mime.types files in the current working directory.
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