Mandriva: 2014:019: elinks
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated elinks package fixes security vulnerability: When verifying SSL certificates, elinks fails to warn the user if the hostname of the certificate does not match the hostname of the website. [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:019
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : elinks
 Date    : January 22, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated elinks package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 When verifying SSL certificates, elinks fails to warn the user if the
 hostname of the certificate does not match the hostname of the website.
 
 The elinks package has been updated to version 0.12-pre6 and patched
 to fix this issue.
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 References:

 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0014.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 1fecee049f4428cb6ba3c7a2c47165f8  mbs1/x86_64/elinks-0.12-2.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 dd348dca6d0834c1a9b297054fd8542e  mbs1/SRPMS/elinks-0.12-2.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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