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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in Links
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Name: Denial of Service in Links
ID: 201402-11
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: Sa, 8. Februar 2014, 10:09
Referenzen: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6050
Applikationen: Links

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201402-11
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Links: Denial of Service
Date: February 07, 2014
Bugs: #493138
ID: 201402-11

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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
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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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
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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
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[ 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
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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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