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RHSA-2011:1102: libsoup security update

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RHSA-2011:1102: libsoup security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/31/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libsoup is an HTTP client/library implementation for GNOME.A directory traversal flaw was found in libsoup's SoupServer. If anapplication used SoupServer to implement an HTTP service, a remote attackerwho is able to connect to that service could use this flaw to access anylocal files accessible to that application via a specially-crafted request.(CVE-2011-2524)All users of libsoup should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to resolve this issue. All running applicationsusing libsoup's SoupServer must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libsoup
  • redhat-upgrade-libsoup-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libsoup-devel

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