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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202003-29 ] cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 16:39:26
Message-Id: db27045a-f267-eb97-8b54-71339de668a2@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202003-29
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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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                < 7.66.0                  >= 7.66.0

Description
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

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

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

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@g.o 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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