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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1102
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.

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.

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2524
Debian Security Information: DSA-2369 (Google Search)
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