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FS#71764 - [lynx] [Security] information disclosure (CVE-2021-38165)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Saturday, 07 August 2021, 19:39 GMT
Last edited by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Monday, 09 August 2021, 15:59 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



The package lynx is vulnerable to information disclosure via CVE-2021-38165.


Applying the patch attached to this bug report fixes the issue. It is created directly from the diff between the tarballs of the development versions 2.9.0dev.8 and 2.9.0dev.9 of lynx (since there doesn't seem to be a public repository for lynx development).

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Closed by  Jonas Witschel (diabonas)
Monday, 09 August 2021, 15:59 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  lynx 2.8.9-4