FreeBSD : libsoup -- stack based buffer overflow (8e7bbddd-8338-11e7-867f-b499baebfeaf)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102553


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Tobias Mueller reports :

libsoup is susceptible to a stack based buffer overflow attack when using chunked encoding. Regardless of libsoup being used as a server or client.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102553

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8e7bbddd833811e7867fb499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/18

Updated: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libsoup, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2885