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CVE-2006-5876 Detail

Description

The soup_headers_parse function in soup-headers.c for libsoup HTTP library before 2.2.99 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed HTTP headers, probably involving missing fields or values.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/16/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Not vulnerable. The vulnerable code is not used by any application likned with libsoup shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2509
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libsoup/2.2/libsoup-2.2.99.news
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1248
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:029
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22034
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-411-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0173
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31519
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-965

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libsoup:libsoup:2.2.98:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5876
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017