GLSA-201709-26 : libsoup: Arbitrary remote code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103485
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-26 (libsoup: Arbitrary remote code execution)
A stack based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in libsoup.
A remote attacker, by using specially crafted HTTP requests, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libsoup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libsoup-2.56.1' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.