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ELinks before 0.11.3 when sending a POST request for an https URL appends the body and content headers of the POST request to the CONNECT request in cleartext which allows remote attackers to sniff sensitive data that would have been protected by TLS. NOTE: this issue only occurs when a proxy is defined for https.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10335

ELinks before 0.11.3 when sending a POST request for an https URL appends the body and content headers of the POST request to the CONNECT request in cleartext which allows remote attackers to sniff sensitive data that would have been protected by TLS. NOTE: this issue only occurs when a proxy is defined for https.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-5034
Product(s):