Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : libsoup2.4 vulnerability (USN-1181-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that libsoup did not properly validate its input
when processing SoupServer requests. A remote attacker could exploit
this to access files via directory traversal.

Solution :

Update the affected libsoup2.4-1 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55731 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48926

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2524