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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0742 :
An updated elinks package that corrects a security vulnerability is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Elinks is a text mode Web browser used from the command line that
supports rendering modern web pages.
An arbitrary file access flaw was found in the Elinks SMB protocol
handler. A malicious web page could have caused Elinks to read or
write files with the permissions of the user running Elinks.
All users of Elinks are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which resolves this issue by removing support for the SMB protocol
Note: this issue did not affect the Elinks package shipped with Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 3, or the Links package shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1.
See also :
Update the affected elinks package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67426 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5925
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