OracleVM 2.1 : elinks (OVMSA-2009-0030)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79468


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- fix #235411 - CVE-2007-2027 - elinks tries to load .po files from non-absolute path

- fix #523258 - CVE-2008-7224 - entity_cache static array buffer overflow


Update the affected elinks package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79468

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:elinks, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2027, CVE-2008-7224

CWE: 119, 134