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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5876

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.
Publish Date : 2007-01-16 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

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.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5876 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065876 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5876

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libsoup Libsoup 2.2.98 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libsoup Libsoup 1

- References For CVE-2006-5876

http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2509
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-109
http://secunia.com/advisories/23734
SECUNIA 23734
http://secunia.com/advisories/23770
SECUNIA 23770
http://secunia.com/advisories/23871
SECUNIA 23871
http://secunia.com/advisories/23976
SECUNIA 23976
http://secunia.com/advisories/23961
SECUNIA 23961
http://secunia.com/advisories/23873
SECUNIA 23873
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-965 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/31519
XF libsoup-soupheadersparse-dos(31519)
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0173
VUPEN ADV-2007-0173
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22034
BID 22034 LibSoup Library HTTP Headers Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-05
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:029
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:029
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-411-1
UBUNTU USN-411-1
http://osvdb.org/31667
OSVDB 31667
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libsoup/2.2/libsoup-2.2.99.news CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1248
DEBIAN DSA-1248

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5876

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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