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Debian LTS: DLA-1036-1: gsoap security update

Date 24 Jul 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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.
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Package        : gsoap
Version        : 2.8.7-2+deb7u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-9765

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.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
2.8.7-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gsoap packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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