GLSA-201804-04 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108925

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-201804-04 (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, obtain sensitive information, or have 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-7.59.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-04

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108925

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-04.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2018

Updated: 6/7/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 4/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000005, CVE-2018-1000007, CVE-2018-1000120, CVE-2018-1000121, CVE-2018-1000122

GLSA: 201804-04