Scientific Linux Security Update : elinks on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

It was found that ELinks performed client credentials delegation
during the client-to-server GSS security mechanisms negotiation. A
rogue server could use this flaw to obtain the client's credentials
and impersonate that client to other servers that are using GSSAPI.
(CVE-2012-4545)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e73afdac

Solution :

Update the affected elinks and / or elinks-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64566 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4545