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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-21 ] cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201406-21)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: June 22, 2014
Bug(s): #505864
ID: 201406-21

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL, the worst of
which could lead to man-in-the-middle attacks.


Background

cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax,
supporting numerous protocols.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/curl
Vulnerable: < 7.36.0
Unaffected: >= 7.36.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a man-in-the-middle attack via a crafted
certificate issued by a legitimate certification authority. Furthermore,
a context-dependent attacker may be able to bypass security restrictions
by connecting as other users.


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-7.36.0"
   


References

CVE-2014-0138
CVE-2014-0139
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