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Vulnerability of Lynx: vulnerability via URL Parsing

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A vulnerability via URL Parsing of Lynx was announced.
Vulnerable products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/02/2017.
Références of this bulletin: bulletinjul2018, CVE-2016-9179, FEDORA-2017-c9828b259c, openSUSE-SU-2017:0668-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-21840.

Description of the vulnerability 

A vulnerability via URL Parsing of Lynx was announced.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 25: new lynx packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 25: lynx 2.8.9-0.14.dev11.fc25

openSUSE Leap: new lynx packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: lynx 2.8.7-6.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: lynx 2.8.7-5.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of July 2018 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1
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