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|Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-26 ] libsoup
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libsoup: Arbitrary remote code execution (GLSA 201709-26)
A vulnerability in libsoup might allow remote attackers to execute
libsoup is an HTTP client/server library for GNOME.
Vulnerable: < 2.56.1
Unaffected: >= 2.56.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A stack based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in libsoup.
A remote attacker, by using specially crafted HTTP requests, could
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libsoup users should upgrade to the latest version:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libsoup-2.56.1"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.