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
We recommend that you upgrade your lynx packages.
For the detailed security status of lynx please refer to its security
tracker page at:
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4953-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
August 10, 2021 https://www.debian.org/security/faq