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Gentoo alert 201402-01 (libmicrohttpd)

From:  Mikle Kolyada <zlogene@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201402-01 ] GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Sun, 02 Feb 2014 21:36:32 +0400
Message-ID:  <52EE8220.50001@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201402-01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: February 02, 2014 Bugs: #493450 ID: 201402-01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU libmicrohttpd, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== GNU libmicrohttpd is a small C library that is supposed to make it easy to run an HTTP server as part of another application. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-libs/libmicrohttpd < 0.9.32 >= 0.9.32 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU libmicrohttpd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All GNU libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.32" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2013-7038 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-7038 [ 2 ] CVE-2013-7039 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-7039 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201402-01.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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