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

high Nessus Plugin ID 96363

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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: High

ID: 96363

File Name: freebsd_pkg_03532a19d68e11e6917114dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 1/10/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 1/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2016

Reference Information

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