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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU libmicrohttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201402-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 02, 2014
Bug(s): #493450
ID: 201402-01

Synopsis

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


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.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/libmicrohttpd
Vulnerable: < 0.9.32
Unaffected: >= 0.9.32
Architectures: All supported architectures


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.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.32"
   


References

CVE-2013-7038
CVE-2013-7039
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