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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201712-04 ] cURL Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201712-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-12-14
Bug(s): #633430, #635140, #638734
ID: 201712-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Background

A command line tool and library for transferring data with URLs.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/curl
Vulnerable: < 7.57.0
Unaffected: >= 7.57.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition, disclose
sensitive information or other unspecified impacts.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.57.0"
   


References


CVE-2017-1000254


CVE-2017-1000257


CVE-2017-8816


CVE-2017-8817


CVE-2017-8818


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