Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : libsoup2.4 vulnerability (USN-3701-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110923
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libsoup incorrectly handled certain cookie requests. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libsoup2.4-1 package.