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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58955
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0933
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0933.

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:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0933.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5034
BugTraq ID: 25799
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25799
Bugtraq: 20071005 rPSA-2007-0209-1 elinks (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/481606/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1380 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1380
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00335.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00079.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10335
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0933.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018764
http://secunia.com/advisories/26936
http://secunia.com/advisories/26949
http://secunia.com/advisories/26956
http://secunia.com/advisories/27038
http://secunia.com/advisories/27062
http://secunia.com/advisories/27125
http://secunia.com/advisories/27132
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-519-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3278
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