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GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201402-01 / libmicrohttpd
Release Date February 02, 2014
Latest Revision February 02, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-libs/libmicrohttpd < 0.9.32 >= 0.9.32 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #493450

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

GNU libmicrohttpd is a small C library that is supposed to make it easy to run an HTTP server as part of another application.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU libmicrohttpd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.32"

4.  References



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