GLSA-201406-21 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76180
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.36.0'