GLSA-201402-01 : GNU libmicrohttpd: 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-201402-01
(GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All GNU libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.32'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72254 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64138

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7038