GLSA-201401-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 72053


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-14 (cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to connect to a malicious server using cURL, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.
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-7.34.0-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72053

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0249, CVE-2013-1944, CVE-2013-2174, CVE-2013-6422

BID: 57842, 59058, 60737, 64431

OSVDB: 89988, 92316, 94519, 101177

GLSA: 201401-14