|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0933|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
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.
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
Risk factor : Medium
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5034|
BugTraq ID: 25799
Bugtraq: 20071005 rPSA-2007-0209-1 elinks (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1380 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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