SuSE 10 Security Update : libsoup (ZYPP Patch Number 2501)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29511


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2501.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29511

File Name: suse_libsoup-2501.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5876