A weakness has been reported in ELinks, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.
The content of POST requests sent to HTTPS webservers via a proxy is sent unencrypted via the CONNECT command to the configured proxy. This can be exploited to disclose the content of POST requests by e.g. sniffing network traffic.
The weakness is reported in versions prior to 0.11.3.
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Subject: ELinks Proxy CONNECT Weakness
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