Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2369-1 libsoup2.4 -- insufficient input sanitization
- Date Reported:
- 21 Dec 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 635837.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-2524.
- More information:
It was discovered that libsoup, a HTTP library implementation in C, is not properly validating input when processing requests made to SoupServer. A remote attacker can exploit this flaw to access system files via a directory traversal attack.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.1-2+lenny1.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.30.2-1+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.34.3-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.34.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libsoup2.4 packages.