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Debian: New elinks packages fix information disclosure

Date 02 Oct 2007
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Kalle Olavi Niemitalo discovered that elinks, an advanced text-mode WWW browser, sent HTTP POST data in cleartext when using an HTTPS proxy server potentially allowing private information to be disclosed.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1380-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
October 2nd, 2007                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : elinks
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-5034
Debian Bug     : 443891

Kalle Olavi Niemitalo  discovered that elinks, an advanced text-mode WWW 
browser, sent HTTP POST data in cleartext when using an HTTPS proxy server
potentially allowing private information to be disclosed.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
0.11.1-1.2etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
0.11.1-1.5.

We recommend that you upgrade your elinks package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3863617 dce0fa7cb2b6e7194ddd00e34825218b
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    30543 87f297355ad1e6d20bab5569672aad5e
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      872 a4af1ff56a8d39bdf1a92cedce2f335c

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   497732 f553f66a91b2245cfa42088a2b4d4517
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1260704 10b023af79e9d90a7cd664328f5118b5

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   458734 41f1f71a5e3fccf0dde9597bd871cb39
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1222408 c3ad38db3fbc3a1c130115ab83506bda

arm architecture (ARM)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   416964 f7c68b19da989a205d0aa045c91c87eb
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1179150 c3560026dc7aa46613ddbb2a24f070cb

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1245642 0a9eb32d625456d171a987d5efe50296
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   480962 ca0f2c3876e1eb5c1b66f7ce5661cc39

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   423676 5e433eb3f0c5f6f004ea2285282a4455
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1187014 557a2322c1f91a8debb9993cb46a8f51

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1432774 4a2706c3945ae2fdc842a67b5d25ca10
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   624134 4c2e59b24b38c3b9fbeb104fb373160b

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1229684 e05d34e21f29f58c93c05c203c448d4b
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   470490 a7c54a8151b9b3268e00b3f517f60eb7

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   466824 53be2f6ef576c97a3aaa01c6af2bb0ac
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1223900 a6463ca7afd8ec0781c797c3dfc56e91

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1216652 f3e8b9f594f0c124a31f4da53e6f8cb6
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   450062 1096cd8ffbac60db3214227da0d1ff16

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1232356 95c8e47b24e9eab54e8f809d077b92f0
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   470440 1166adf5d3fbcd304ac7eb788288725c

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks_0.11.1-1.2etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1184566 adc468ee0c3f9dd86eddba8d822009fa
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/elinks/elinks-lite_0.11.1-1.2etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   418768 a1d988ba82f30199d83b1d717fee7fbb


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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