|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-411-1 (libsoup)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-411-1 (libsoup)|
The remote host is missing an update to libsoup
announced via advisory USN-411-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
Roland Lezuo and Josselin Mouette discovered that the HTTP server code
in libsoup did not correctly verify request headers. Remote attackers
could crash applications using libsoup by sending a crafted HTTP
request, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-5876|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1248 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 22034
XForce ISS Database: libsoup-soupheadersparse-dos(31519)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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