Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2011:145)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Double free vulnerabilities in libxml2 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact
via a crafted XPath expression and via vectors related to XPath
handling (CVE-2011-2821, CVE-2011-2834).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

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Nessus Plugin ID: 56429 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49279

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2821