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PolarSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201310-10 / PolarSSL
Release Date October 17, 2013
Latest Revision October 17, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-libs/polarssl < 1.3.0 >= 1.3.0 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #358783, #416399, #455562, #464206, #480882, #487170


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PolarSSL, the worst of which might allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition.

2.  Impact Information


PolarSSL is a cryptographic library for embedded systems.


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


A remote attacker might be able to cause Denial of Service, conduct a man-in-the middle attack, compromise an encrypted communication channel, or obtain sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All PolarSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/polarssl-1.3.0"

4.  References


Page updated October 17, 2013

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