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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201801-15 ] PolarSSL Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PolarSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201801-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-01-15
Bug(s): #537108, #620504
ID: 201801-15

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PolarSSL, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

PolarSSL is a cryptographic library for embedded systems.

Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/polarssl
Vulnerable: < 1.3.9-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker might be able to execute arbitrary code, cause Denial
of Service condition or obtain sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Gentoo has discontinued support for PolarSSL and recommends that users
unmerge the package:
Code:
# emerge --unmerge "net-libs/polarssl"
   


References


CVE-2015-1182


CVE-2015-7575
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