GLSA-201612-06 : nghttp2: Heap-use-after-free

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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-201612-06
(nghttp2: Heap-use-after-free)

A heap-use-after-free vulnerability has been discovered in nghttp2.
Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

The impact of the vulnerability is still unknown.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-06

Solution :

All nghttp2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/nghttp2-1.6.0'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95521 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8659

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