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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5034

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.
Publish Date : 2007-09-21 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-09-19 2007-02-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1380-1 elinks - information disclosure oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20456 unix
ELinks before 0.11.3, when sending a POST request for an https URL, appends the body and content headers of the POST req... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10335 unix
ELSA-2007:0933: elinks security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22290 unix
RHSA-2007:0933: elinks security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070933 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5034

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Elinks Elinks 0.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Elinks Elinks 0.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Elinks Elinks 2

- References For CVE-2007-5034

http://secunia.com/advisories/26936
SECUNIA 26936
http://secunia.com/advisories/26949
SECUNIA 26949
http://secunia.com/advisories/27038
SECUNIA 27038
http://secunia.com/advisories/26956
SECUNIA 26956
http://secunia.com/advisories/27062
SECUNIA 27062
http://secunia.com/advisories/27125
SECUNIA 27125
http://secunia.com/advisories/27132
SECUNIA 27132
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1380
DEBIAN DSA-1380
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3278
VUPEN ADV-2007-3278
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0933.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0933
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25799
BID 25799 ELinks HTTPS POST Request Information Disclosure Weakness Release Date:2008-03-13
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/481606/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071005 rPSA-2007-0209-1 elinks
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-519-1
UBUNTU USN-519-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018764
SECTRACK 1018764
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00079.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-710
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=297981 CONFIRM
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/elinks/+bug/141018 CONFIRM
http://bugzilla.elinks.cz/show_bug.cgi?id=937 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00335.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2224

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5034

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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