Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libsoup (MDKSA-2007:029)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The soup_headers_parse function in soup-headers.c for libsoup HTTP
library before 2.2.99 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via malformed HTTP headers, probably involving missing
fields or values.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24642 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-029.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5876

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