Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libsoup (MDVSA-2012:036)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libsoup :

Directory traversal vulnerability in soup-uri.c in SoupServer in
libsoup before 2.35.4 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files
via a \%2e\%2e (encoded dot dot) in a URI (CVE-2011-2524).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58475 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48926

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2524

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