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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-04
Posted Dec 15, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 7.57.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-1000254, CVE-2017-1000257, CVE-2017-8816, CVE-2017-8817, CVE-2017-8818
SHA-256 | 597b708be3f8393ef070dd7b2ba23730c0c91e9c3cab36fa3d956ca7f5c01a08

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 14, 2017
Bugs: #633430, #635140, #638734
ID: 201712-04

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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A command line tool and library for transferring data with URLs.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/curl < 7.57.0 >= 7.57.0

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, disclose
sensitive information or other unspecified impacts.

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-7.57.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000254
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000254
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-1000257
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000257
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-8816
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8816
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-8817
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8817
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-8818
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8818

Availability
============

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-04

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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