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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-14

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-14
Posted Sep 18, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-14 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which may allow attackers to bypass intended restrictions. Versions less than 7.55.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-1000099, CVE-2017-1000100, CVE-2017-1000101, CVE-2017-7407, CVE-2017-7468
MD5 | 377d37f8cbbeb5ad23ef30e363f705fe

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-14

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Severity: Normal
Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 17, 2017
Bugs: #615870, #615994, #626776
ID: 201709-14

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which
may allow attackers to bypass intended restrictions.

Background
==========

cURL is a tool and libcurl is a library for transferring data with URL
syntax.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/curl < 7.55.1 >= 7.55.1

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, or bypass intended restrictions for TLS
sessions.

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-7.55.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000099
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000099
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-1000100
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000100
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-1000101
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000101
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7407
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7407
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7468
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7468

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-14

Concerns?
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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
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Copyright 2017 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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