[arch-security] [ASA-201708-5] libsoup: arbitrary code execution
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 10 21:20:23 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201708-5
Date : 2017-08-10
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-2885
Package : libsoup
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-376
The package libsoup before version 2.58.2-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary
Upgrade to 2.58.2-1.
# pacman -Syu "libsoup>=2.58.2-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.58.2.
A stack based buffer overflow has been found in libsoup <= 2.58.1. A
specially crafted HTTP request with chunked encoding can cause a stack
overflow resulting in remote code execution.
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the affected host via a
crafted HTTP request.
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