GLSA-201509-02 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 86133

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VPR Score: 5.9

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-201509-02 (cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly obtain sensitive information, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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-7.43.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201509-02

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86133

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201509-02.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/25

Updated: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3143, CVE-2015-3144, CVE-2015-3145, CVE-2015-3148, CVE-2015-3236, CVE-2015-3237

GLSA: 201509-02