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cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-14 / curl
Release Date January 20, 2014
Latest Revision January 20, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-misc/curl < 7.34.0-r1 >= 7.34.0-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #456074, #465678, #474354, #492688, #497092


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


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 entice a user or automated process to connect to a malicious server using cURL, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.34.0-r1"

4.  References


Page updated January 20, 2014

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