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|Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-32 ] Links: SSL verification vulnerability
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Links: SSL verification vulnerability (GLSA 201206-32)
Date: June 25, 2012
Bug(s): #253847, #411493
An error in the verification of SSL certificates in Links might
enable remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
Links is a fast lightweight text and graphic web-browser.
Vulnerable: < 2.6
Unaffected: >= 2.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
A SSL verification vulnerability and two unspecified vulnerabilities
have been discovered in Links. Please review the Secunia Advisory
referenced below for details.
An attacker might conduct man-in-the-middle attacks. The unspecified
errors could allow for out-of-bounds reads and writes.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/links-2.6"
Secunia Advisory SA33391