GLSA-201706-18 : mbed TLS: Multiple vulnerabilities (SLOTH)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-18
(mbed TLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-18

Solution :

All mbed TLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/mbedtls-2.4.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100944 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5291
CVE-2015-7575
CVE-2017-2784

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