SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libsoup (SUSE-SU-2017:2130-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102414


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for libsoup fixes the following issues :

- A bug in the HTTP Chunked Encoding code has been fixed that could have been exploited by attackers to cause a stack-based buffer overflow in client or server code running libsoup (bsc#1052916, CVE-2017-2885).

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1317=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1317=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1317=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1317=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1317=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102414

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2130-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/11

Modified: 2017/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-Soup, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2885

OSVDB: 163055