An integer overflow in Links might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||www-client/links on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.8-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.8-r1|
Links is a web browser which runs in both graphics and text modes.
An integer overflow vulnerability was found in the parsing of HTML tables in the Links web browser when running in graphical mode.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/links-2.8-r1"
February 07, 2014
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