Mageia 2019-0312: libsoup security update

    Date02 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libsoup package fixes security vulnerability: 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
    MGASA-2019-0312 - Updated libsoup packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 02 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0312.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-17266
    
    Updated libsoup package fixes security vulnerability:
    
    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 (CVE-2019-17266).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25642
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4152-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-17266
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libsoup-2.66.1-2.1.mga7
    

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