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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96363


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


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 '?'.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96363

File Name: freebsd_pkg_03532a19d68e11e6917114dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/10

Modified: 2017/01/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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