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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64566

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)

Solution

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

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64566

File Name: sl_20130211_elinks_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/02/12

Modified: 2013/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.1

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4545