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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-29

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-29
Posted Mar 16, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-29 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 7.66.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2019-5435, CVE-2019-5436, CVE-2019-5481, CVE-2019-5482
MD5 | 502e92384dc33152f27a17095989604b

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-29

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Severity: Normal
Title: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 15, 2020
Bugs: #686050, #694020
ID: 202003-29

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

Background
==========

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 < 7.66.0 >= 7.66.0

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause 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-7.66.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-5435
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5435
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-5436
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5436
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-5481
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5481
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-5482
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5482

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-29

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
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Copyright 2020 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.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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