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[DSA1248] DSA-1248-1 libsoup Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Roland Lezuo and Josselin Mouette discovered that the libsoup HTTP
library performs insufficient sanitising when parsing HTTP headers,
which might lead to denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.2.98-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libsoup package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1248
Threat Level: High
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