Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : libsoup2.4 vulnerability (USN-3383-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Aleksandar Nikolic discovered a stack based buffer overflow when
handling chunked encoding. An attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected gir1.2-soup-2.4, libsoup-gnome2.4-1 and / or
libsoup2.4-1 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102417 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2885

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