GLSA-201406-21 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76180

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-201406-21 (cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could cause a man-in-the-middle attack via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate certification authority. Furthermore, a context-dependent attacker may be able to bypass security restrictions by connecting as other users.
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-7.36.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-21

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76180

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-21.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/23

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0138, CVE-2014-0139

BID: 66457, 66458

GLSA: 201406-21