cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201804-04

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

net-misc/curl on all architectures
Affected versions < 7.59.0
Unaffected versions >= 7.59.0

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, obtain sensitive information, or have 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-7.59.0"
 

References

Release Date
April 08, 2018

Latest Revision
April 08, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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