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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60259


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected elinks package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60259

File Name: sl_20071004_elinks_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5034

CWE: 200