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

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gsoap packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9765

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