GLSA-201612-53 : CyaSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96228
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-53 (CyaSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in CyaSSL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or conduct a man-in-the-middle attack.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionUpstream has discontinued the software in favor of wolfSSL. Therefore, the CyaSSL package has been removed from the Gentoo repository and current users are advised to unmerge the package.
# emerge --unmerge 'net-libs/cyassl'