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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.
<product type="ebuild">Links</product>
<announced>June 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>June 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="www-client/links" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6</vulnerable>
<p>Links is a fast lightweight text and graphic web-browser.</p>
<p>A SSL verification vulnerability and two unspecified vulnerabilities
have been discovered in Links. Please review the Secunia Advisory
referenced below for details.
<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>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=www-client/links-2.6"
<uri link="">Secunia Advisory SA33391</uri>
<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>