Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Kalle Olavi Niemitalo discovered that if elinks makes a POST request
to an HTTPS URL through a proxy, information may be sent in clear-text
between elinks and the proxy. Attackers with access to the network
could steal sensitive information (such as passwords).
Update the affected elinks and / or elinks-lite packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28124 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5034