GLSA-201806-05 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110614

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-201806-05 (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-7.60.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-05

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110614

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201806-05.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 6/20/2018

Updated: 9/4/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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: 6/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000300, CVE-2018-1000301

GLSA: 201806-05