SuSE 10 Security Update : libsoup (ZYPP Patch Number 2501)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes a bug in the HTTP header parsing code. Applications
using this library maybe vulnerable to a remote denial-of-service
attack. (CVE-2006-5876)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5876.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2501.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29511 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5876

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