GLSA-201406-21 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 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-201406-21
(cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

Solution :

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.36.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76180 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66457

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0138

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