GLSA-201712-04 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 105264

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-201712-04 (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, disclose sensitive information or other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.57.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-04

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105264

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201712-04.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/15

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

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

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: 2017/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000254, CVE-2017-1000257, CVE-2017-8816, CVE-2017-8817, CVE-2017-8818

GLSA: 201712-04