Fedora 26 : lynx (2017-bf172b2035)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105476


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- update to the latest upstream pre-release (fixes CVE-2017-1000211)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected lynx package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105476

File Name: fedora_2017-bf172b2035.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/28

Modified: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:lynx, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000211