GLSA-202012-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 144598

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-202012-14 (cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
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-7.74.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-14

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144598

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202012-14.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 12/24/2020

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8286

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8231, CVE-2020-8284, CVE-2020-8285, CVE-2020-8286

GLSA: 202012-14

IAVA: 2020-A-0581