GLSA-201509-02 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 86133

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: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 9/25/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Vector: 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: 9/24/2015

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201509-02