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CVE-2017-1000211 Detail

Current Description

Lynx before 2.8.9dev.16 is vulnerable to a use after free in the HTML parser resulting in memory disclosure, because HTML_put_string() can append a chunk onto itself.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/21/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lynx.invisible-island.net/current/CHANGES.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102180
https://github.com/ThomasDickey/lynx-snapshots/commit/280a61b300a1614f6037efc0902ff7ecf17146e9 Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00021.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:lynx_project:lynx:2.8.9:dev15:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000211
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018