Ubuntu Update for libsoup2.4 USN-4152-1

Published: 2019-10-10 02:00:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libsoup2.4' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4152-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that libsoup incorrectly handled parsing certain NTLM messages. If a user or automated system were tricked into connecting to a malicious server, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
'libsoup2.4' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-17266

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-October/005145.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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