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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-18 ] mbed TLS Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: mbed TLS: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-18)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-06-20
Bug(s): #562608, #571102, #618824
ID: 201706-18

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in mbed TLS, the worst of
which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

mbed TLS (previously PolarSSL) is an “easy to understand, use,
integrate and expand” implementation of the TLS and SSL protocols and
the respective cryptographic algorithms and support code required.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/mbedtls
Vulnerable: < 2.4.2
Unaffected: >= 2.4.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mbed TLS. 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

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All mbed TLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/mbedtls-2.4.2"
   


References

CVE-2015-5291
CVE-2015-7575
CVE-2017-2784
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