Lynx Command Line URL CRLF Injection

Low Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800972




The remote host is using Lynx as a web browser. The version used is vulnerable to a command line header injection which may allow an attacker to use Lynx to send potentially harmful requests. An attacker may use this flaw to attack third party hosts even from a limited (ie: lynx-only) environment.


No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 800972

File Name: 800972.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1405

BID: 5499