Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libsoup (MDKSA-2007:029)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24642
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe soup_headers_parse function in soup-headers.c for libsoup HTTP library before 2.2.99 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed HTTP headers, probably involving missing fields or values.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.