SuSE 10 Security Update : libsoup (ZYPP Patch Number 6223)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41551


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


Large strings could lead to a heap overflow in the base64 encoding and decoding functions. Attackers could potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0585)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6223.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41551

File Name: suse_libsoup-6223.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2009/04/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0585

CWE: 189