GLSA-201612-53 : CyaSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-53
(CyaSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

Upstream has discontinued the software in favor of wolfSSL. Therefore,
the CyaSSL package has been removed from the Gentoo repository and
current users are advised to unmerge the package.
# emerge --unmerge 'net-libs/cyassl'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96228 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2896

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