GLSA-201709-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103282


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


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.


All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.55.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103282

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201709-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/18

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:curl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000099, CVE-2017-1000100, CVE-2017-1000101, CVE-2017-7407, CVE-2017-7468

GLSA: 201709-14