GLSA-201402-01 : GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72254


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-01 (GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GNU libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.32'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72254

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201402-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/03

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libmicrohttpd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7038, CVE-2013-7039

BID: 64138

OSVDB: 100664, 100665

GLSA: 201402-01