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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-3739: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-3739: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The (1) mbed_connect_step1 function in lib/vtls/mbedtls.c and (2) polarssl_connect_step1 function in lib/vtls/polarssl.c in cURL and libcurl before 7.49.0, when using SSLv3 or making a TLS connection to a URL that uses a numerical IP address, allow remote attackers to spoof servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-curl

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