Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Chris Evans discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled memory
allocation. If an application using libxml2 opened a specially crafted
XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute code as the user invoking the program.
Update the affected libxml2 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55168 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48056
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1944
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