ELinks is a text-based Web browser. ELinks does not display any images, butit does support frames, tables, and most other HTML tags.An off-by-one buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way ELinks handledits internal cache of string representations for HTML special entities. Aremote attacker could use this flaw to create a specially-crafted HTML filethat would cause ELinks to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code whenrendered. (CVE-2008-7224)It was discovered that ELinks tried to load translation files usingrelative paths. A local attacker able to trick a victim into running ELinksin a folder containing specially-crafted translation files could use thisflaw to confuse the victim via incorrect translations, or cause ELinks tocrash and possibly execute arbitrary code via embedded formatting sequencesin translated messages. (CVE-2007-2027)All ELinks users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains backported patches to resolve these issues.