openSUSE 10 Security Update : libsoup (libsoup-2503)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27333


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a bug in the HTTP header parsing code. Applications using this library maybe vulnerable to a remote denial-of-service attack. (CVE-2006-5876)


Update the affected libsoup packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27333

File Name: suse_libsoup-2503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoup, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoup-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoup-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoup-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5876