GLSA-201709-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-14
(cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, or bypass intended restrictions for TLS sessions.

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-7.55.1'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103282 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000099

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