CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-10-30
Bugzilla: 864566: CVE-2012-4545 elinks: Improper delegation of client credentials during GSS negotiation


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The http_negotiate_create_context function in protocol/http/http_negotiate.c in ELinks 0.12 before 0.12pre6, when using HTTP Negotiate or GSS-Negotiate authentication, delegates user credentials through GSSAPI, which allows remote servers to authenticate as the client via the delegated credentials.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4545 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (elinks) RHSA-2013:0250 February 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (elinks) RHSA-2013:0250 February 11, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Marko Myllynen of Red Hat.

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