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[USN-3701-1] libsoup vulnerability



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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3701-1
July 03, 2018

libsoup2.4 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

libsoup could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- libsoup2.4: HTTP client/server library for GNOME

Details:

It was discovered that libsoup incorrectly handled certain cookie
requests. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of
service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libsoup2.4-1                    2.62.1-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libsoup2.4-1                    2.60.1-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libsoup2.4-1                    2.52.2-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libsoup2.4-1                    2.44.2-1ubuntu2.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3701-1
  CVE-2018-12910

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsoup2.4/2.62.1-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsoup2.4/2.60.1-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsoup2.4/2.52.2-1ubuntu0.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsoup2.4/2.44.2-1ubuntu2.3

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