Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL, the worst of which could lead to man-in-the-middle attacks.
|Package||net-misc/curl on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 7.36.0|
|Unaffected versions||>= 7.36.0|
cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting numerous protocols.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could cause a man-in-the-middle attack via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate certification authority. Furthermore, a context-dependent attacker may be able to bypass security restrictions by connecting as other users.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.36.0"
June 22, 2014
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