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MDKSA-2006:216: links Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the links package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:216 (links).

The links web browser with smbclient installed allows remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in an smb:// URI, as
demonstrated by using PUT and GET statements.
Corporate 3.0 is not affected by this issue, as that version of links
does not have smb:// URI support.
Updated packages have disabled access to smb:// URIs.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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