Roland Lezuo and Josselin Mouette have reported a vulnerability in libsoup, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "soup_headers_parse()" function in soup-headers.c. This can be exploited to crash an application using the library by sending specially crafted HTTP requests.
Solution: Fixed in version 2.2.99.
Provided and/or discovered by: Roland Lezuo and Josselin Mouette
Original Advisory: http://www.us.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1248
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Subject: libsoup "soup_headers_parse()" Denial of Service
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