SuSE9 Security Update : libsoup (YOU Patch Number 12411)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Large strings could lead to a heap overflow in the base64 encoding and
decoding functions. Attackers could potentially exploit that to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0585)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0585.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12411.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41297 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0585

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