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Mandriva: 2013:101: lynx Print E-mail
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Mandrake Updated lynx package fixes security vulnerability: Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:101
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : lynx
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated lynx package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by
 a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle
 attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to
 improper use of a certain GnuTLS function (CVE-2012-5821).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5821
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0351
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 777f25fe8b425d1385af79891e7c0447  mbs1/x86_64/lynx-2.8.7-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 94b3428d676786e79c7a636dd7ee4e55  mbs1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.7-5.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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