cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201712-04

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

Affected Packages

net-misc/curl on all architectures
Affected versions < 7.57.0
Unaffected versions >= 7.57.0

Background

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

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

Release Date
December 14, 2017

Latest Revision
December 14, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries