Mandriva: Updated libsoup packages fix DoS vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake The 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.
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:029
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : libsoup
 Date    : January 26, 2007
 Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0, Corporate 3.0
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 Problem Description:
 
 The 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.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5876
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 4f2b5a0d73c7a7a8d44c993a7d5aa0c2  2006.0/i586/libsoup-2.2_7-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 b908d651b283f7aad2914cc45621779d  2006.0/i586/libsoup-2.2_7-devel-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm 
 fa63dfce230031c179c38c2d4dfef3c0  2006.0/SRPMS/libsoup-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 f0fc3b38d4da6d0f852df61a58fa14e9  2006.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.2_7-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 e37aa16dcb0904d3d2bb6c16c192ce31  2006.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.2_7-devel-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 fa63dfce230031c179c38c2d4dfef3c0  2006.0/SRPMS/libsoup-2.2.3-2.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 361254f9fc671c76de0c5b932ef59fbf  2007.0/i586/libsoup-2.2_8-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 31b044996c030de2563d4cd73c9f53c3  2007.0/i586/libsoup-2.2_8-devel-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 78e22b0c5511c6bcd1db2618ad824603  2007.0/SRPMS/libsoup-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 fc917532647266dc40b4ea5c9c0032c4  2007.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.2_8-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 e169e51e44a32987e02f78d9b3773011  2007.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.2_8-devel-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 78e22b0c5511c6bcd1db2618ad824603  2007.0/SRPMS/libsoup-2.2.96-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 60c23eb5f8875a2438dc8e8c7a5a51c3  corporate/3.0/i586/libsoup-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 7107ef4818fbddbe892043bf273c8286  corporate/3.0/i586/libsoup-2.0_0-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 fd8a36bef1ac3e441f1636d5fb2a29e0  corporate/3.0/i586/libsoup-2.0_0-devel-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 90e23de46abc7f6ddddb9d3d489f4d52  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/libsoup-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 8ef5d3702721442e8eafd7ff3be5a5f2  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.0_0-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 a39fcf606ebf0c1b5a96283de9f4441f  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64soup-2.0_0-devel-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ec4dc1c6a94e2954a350d0fc25d10d89  corporate/3.0/x86_64/libsoup-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 90e23de46abc7f6ddddb9d3d489f4d52  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/libsoup-1.99.28-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
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