CVE-2012-5821

NameCVE-2012-5821
DescriptionLynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to improper use of a certain GnuTLS function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs692443

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lynx-cursource(unstable)2.8.8dev.15-1low692443

Notes

[squeeze] - lynx-cur <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - lynx-cur <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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