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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-32 ] Links: SSL verification vulnerability Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Links: SSL verification vulnerability (GLSA 201206-32)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 25, 2012
Bug(s): #253847, #411493
ID: 201206-32

Synopsis

An error in the verification of SSL certificates in Links might
enable remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.


Background

Links is a fast lightweight text and graphic web-browser.

Affected Packages

Package: www-client/links
Vulnerable: < 2.6
Unaffected: >= 2.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A SSL verification vulnerability and two unspecified vulnerabilities
have been discovered in Links. Please review the Secunia Advisory
referenced below for details.


Impact

An attacker might conduct man-in-the-middle attacks. The unspecified
errors could allow for out-of-bounds reads and writes.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/links-2.6"
   


References

Secunia Advisory SA33391
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