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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70022
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1102
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:1102.

libsoup is an HTTP client/library implementation for GNOME.

A directory traversal flaw was found in libsoup's SoupServer. If an
application used SoupServer to implement an HTTP service, a remote attacker
who is able to connect to that service could use this flaw to access any
local files accessible to that application via a specially-crafted request.
(CVE-2011-2524)

All users of libsoup should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. All running applications
using libsoup's SoupServer must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1102.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2524
Debian Security Information: DSA-2369 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2369
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-August/063431.html
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=653258
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1102.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025864
http://secunia.com/advisories/47299
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1181-1
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