openSUSE Security Update : gsoap (openSUSE-2017-842)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for gsoap fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-9765: A remote attacker may have triggered a
buffer overflow to cause a server crash (denial of
service) after sending 2GB of a specially crafted XML
message, or possibly have unspecified futher impact.
(bsc#1049348)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1049348

Solution :

Update the affected gsoap packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9765

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