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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-32
(Links: SSL verification vulnerability)
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.
See also :
All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/links-2.6'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59705 ()
Bugtraq ID: 33108