Lynx leaks DNS

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Fri Jun 26 11:57:16 UTC 2009

Jim McClanahan <jimmymac at> wrote:

> Quite by accident I discovered that the lynx browser is leaking DNS
> addresses.  I have verified this on:
>    Lynx Version 2.8.4dev.7 (03 Aug 2000)   and
>    Lynx Version 2.8.5rel.1 (04 Feb 2004)

Is there a reason why you aren't using a more recent build?

I can't reproduce the problem with:

fk at TP51 ~ $lynx --version
Lynx Version 2.8.6rel.5 (09 May 2007)
libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 0.9.8k, ncurses 5.7.20081102(wide)
Built on freebsd8.0 Feb 27 2009 22:36:34

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