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Gentoo alert 201401-14 (curl)

From:  Sergey Popov <pinkbyte@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201401-14 ] cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:11:02 +0400
Message-ID:  <52DD2E76.8090802@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201401-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: January 20, 2014 Bugs: #456074, #465678, #474354, #492688, #497092 ID: 201401-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service. Background ========== cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting numerous protocols. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-misc/curl < 7.34.0-r1 >= 7.34.0-r1 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to connect to a malicious server using cURL, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.34.0-r1" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2013-0249 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0249 [ 2 ] CVE-2013-1944 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1944 [ 3 ] CVE-2013-2174 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2174 [ 4 ] CVE-2013-6422 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6422 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-14.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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