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RHSA-2013:0250: elinks security update

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RHSA-2013:0250: elinks security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/02/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/15/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

ELinks is a text-based web browser. ELinks does not display any images, butit does support frames, tables, and most other HTML tags.It was found that ELinks performed client credentials delegation during theclient-to-server GSS security mechanisms negotiation. A rogue server coulduse this flaw to obtain the client's credentials and impersonate thatclient to other servers that are using GSSAPI. (CVE-2012-4545)This issue was discovered by Marko Myllynen of Red Hat.All ELinks users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains a backported patch to resolve the issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-elinks
  • redhat-upgrade-elinks-debuginfo

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