GLSA-201401-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-14
(cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to connect to
a malicious server using cURL, possibly resulting in the remote execution
of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.34.0-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72053 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57842

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0249

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