GLSA-201604-04 : libksba: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201604-04
(libksba: Multiple vulnerabilities)

libksba is vulnerable to two integer overflows and a Denial of Service
vulnerability. Please read the references for additional details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service or unspecified other
vectors through various integer overflows.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c553173e
http://www.nessus.org/u?1abb5a4d
http://www.nessus.org/u?2ff8ecf3
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-04

Solution :

All libksba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libksba-1.3.3'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90743 ()

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