Scientific Linux Security Update : elinks on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Details :

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)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected elinks package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60259 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5034

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