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Gentoo alert 201402-11 (links)

From:  Chris Reffett <creffett@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201402-11 ] Links: Denial of Service
Date:  Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:47:46 -0500
Message-ID:  <52F55482.5030809@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201402-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: Links: Denial of Service Date: February 07, 2014 Bugs: #493138 ID: 201402-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== An integer overflow in Links might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition. Background ========== Links is a web browser which runs in both graphics and text modes. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 www-client/links < 2.8-r1 >= 2.8-r1 Description =========== An integer overflow vulnerability was found in the parsing of HTML tables in the Links web browser when running in graphical mode. Impact ====== A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All Links users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/links-2.8-r1" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2013-6050 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6050 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201402-11.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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