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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4953-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
August 10, 2021                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : lynx
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-38165
Debian Bug     : 991971

Thorsten Glaser and Axel Beckert reported that lynx, a non-graphical
(text-mode) web browser, does not properly handle the userinfo
subcomponent of a URI, which can lead to leaking of credential in
cleartext in SNI data.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.9rel.1-3+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your lynx packages.

For the detailed security status of lynx please refer to its security
tracker page at:

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these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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