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881399: CVE-2012-6709 elinks/links: does not properly verify SSL certificates

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ELinks 0.12 and Twibright Links 2.3 have Missing SSL Certificate Validation.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6709 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 elinks Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 elinks Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 elinks Will not fix
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