Lynx < 2.8.3pre5 Long URL Buffer Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1738
SynopsisThe remote host is using Lynx as a web browser.
DescriptionThe remote host is using Lynx as a web browser. The version used is vulnerable to several buffer overflow conditions which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host by setting up a rogue web server and have a user of this host visit it.
SolutionUpgrade to Lynx 2.8.3pre5 or higher.