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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1036-1] gsoap security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability was discovered in gsoap, a library for the development of SOAP web services and clients, that may be exposed with a large and specific XML message over 2 GB in size. After receiving this 2 GB message, a buffer overflow can cause an open unsecured server to crash. Clients communicating with HTTPS with trusted servers are not affected.

Affected Software

Affected Software

gsoap on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.7-2+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your gsoap packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)