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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1405

Original release date: 02/19/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CRLF injection vulnerability in Lynx 2.8.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject false HTTP headers into an HTTP request that is provided on the command line, via a URL containing encoded carriage return, line feed, and other whitespace characters.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020822 Lynx CRLF Injection, part two
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:029
External Source: BID
Name: 5499
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2002-0085
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020819 Lynx CRLF Injection
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-210
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2002-049.0
External Source: XF
Name: lynx-crlf-injection(9887)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:023
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:030

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