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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871879
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for libsoup RHSA-2017:2459-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libsoup'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libsoup'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The libsoup packages provide an HTTP client
and server library for GNOME. Security Fix(es): * A stack-based buffer overflow
flaw was discovered within the HTTP processing of libsoup. A remote attacker
could exploit this flaw to cause a crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code
by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to a server using the libsoup HTTP
server functionality or by tricking a user into connecting to a malicious HTTP
server with an application using the libsoup HTTP client functionality.
(CVE-2017-2885) Red Hat would like to thank Aleksandar Nikolic (Cisco Talos) for
reporting this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
libsoup on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2885
BugTraq ID: 100258
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100258
Debian Security Information: DSA-3929 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3929
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/3
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/160388/ProCaster-LE-32F430-GStreamer-souphttpsrc-libsoup-2.51.3-Stack-Overflow.html
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0392
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2459
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2459
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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