VMSA-2008-0006 : Updated libxml2 service console package

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Updated libxml2 package to address a denial of service flaw.

Thanks to the Google security team for identifying and reporting
this issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2007-6284 to this issue.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000011.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40376 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27248

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6284