FreeBSD : lynx -- multiple vulnerabilities (03532a19-d68e-11e6-9171-14dae9d210b8) (POODLE)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96363

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VPR Score: 5.6

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Oracle reports :

Lynx is vulnerable to POODLE by still supporting vulnerable version of SSL. Lynx is also vulnerable to URL attacks by incorrectly parsing hostnames ending with an '?'.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f3eec6b9

http://www.nessus.org/u?284467c8

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=215464

http://www.nessus.org/u?0eb54e7d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96363

File Name: freebsd_pkg_03532a19d68e11e6917114dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/10

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:lynx, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2016-9179