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720509: CVE-2011-2524 libsoup: SoupServer directory traversal flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in soup-uri.c in SoupServer in libsoup before 2.35.4 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a %2e%2e (encoded dot dot) in a URI.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2524 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libsoup) RHSA-2011:1102 2011-07-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libsoup Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 libsoup Not affected

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