Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-29 First vendor Publication 2020-03-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cURL, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.


A command line tool and library for transferring data with URLs.


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


A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.66.0"


[ 1 ] CVE-2019-5435 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5435
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-5436 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5436
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-5481 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5481
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-5482 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5482


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-29.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
25 % CWE-415 Double Free
25 % CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
25 % CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') (CWE/SANS Top 25)
25 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 158
Application 155

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Date Informations
2020-03-15 21:17:52
  • First insertion