Scientific Linux Security Update : libsoup on SL7.x x86_64 (20170815)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102670

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was discovered within the HTTP processing of libsoup. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to a server using the libsoup HTTP server functionality or by tricking a user into connecting to a malicious HTTP server with an application using the libsoup HTTP client functionality. (CVE-2017-2885)

Solution

Update the affected libsoup, libsoup-debuginfo and / or libsoup-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ed7a6516

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102670

File Name: sl_20170815_libsoup_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Updated: 2020/02/25

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:libsoup, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libsoup-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libsoup-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2885