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<glsa id="201206-32">
<title>Links: SSL verification vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>An error in the verification of SSL certificates in Links might
enable remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Links</product>
<announced>June 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>June 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>253847</bug>
<bug>411493</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-client/links" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Links is a fast lightweight text and graphic web-browser.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A SSL verification vulnerability and two unspecified vulnerabilities
have been discovered in Links. Please review the Secunia Advisory
referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>An attacker might conduct man-in-the-middle attacks. The unspecified
errors could allow for out-of-bounds reads and writes.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=www-client/links-2.6"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://secunia.com/Advisories/33391/">Secunia Advisory SA33391</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:18 +0000" tag="requester">craig</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:51:32 +0000" tag="submitter">craig</metadata>
</glsa>