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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-38165

Lynx through 2.8.9 mishandles the userinfo subcomponent of a URI, which allows remote attackers to discover cleartext credentials because they may appear in SNI data.
Publish Date : 2021-08-07 Last Update Date : 2021-09-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 522

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-38165

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Lynx Project Lynx * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Lynx Project Lynx 1

- References For CVE-2021-38165

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/08/msg00010.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20210809 [SECURITY] [DLA 2736-1] lynx security update
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/7YMUHFJJWTZ6HBHTYXVDPNZINGGURHDW/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-57287bd052
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VKNK7GQBJBUBMJVNKVC7RTCYWUYMFJQW/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-f59bda7d94
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4953
DEBIAN DSA-4953
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/11
MLIST [oss-security] 20210807 Re: Re: Bug#991971: [Lynx-dev] bug in Lynx' SSL certificate validation -> leaks password in clear text via SNI (under some circumstances)
https://bugs.debian.org/991971
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/11
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20210807 Re: Bug#991971: [Lynx-dev] bug in Lynx' SSL certificate validation -> leaks password in clear text via SNI (under some circumstances)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20210807 Re: Re: Bug#991971: [Lynx-dev] bug in Lynx' SSL certificate validation -> leaks password in clear text via SNI (under some circumstances)
https://lynx.invisible-island.net/current/CHANGES.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/K6PZF7JNTFCOJ62HXZG4Q2NEHSZ6IO2V/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-232161e4d5
https://github.com/w3c/libwww/blob/f010b4cc58d32f34b162f0084fe093f7097a61f0/Library/src/HTParse.c#L118
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/07/1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-38165

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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