Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : elinks (MDVSA-2014:019)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated elinks package fixes security vulnerability :

When verifying SSL certificates, elinks fails to warn the user if the
hostname of the certificate does not match the hostname of the
website.

The elinks package has been updated to version 0.12-pre6 and patched
to fix this issue.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0014.html

Solution :

Update the affected elinks package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72131 ()

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