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RHSA-2007:0933: elinks security update

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RHSA-2007:0933: elinks security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/21/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated ELinks package that corrects a security vulnerability is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

ELinks is a text mode Web browser used from the command line that supports rendering modern web pages. An information disclosure flaw was found in the way ELinks passes https POST data to a proxy server. POST data sent via a proxy to an https site is not properly encrypted by ELinks, possibly allowing the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2007-5034) All users of Elinks are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch that resolves this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-elinks

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