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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56429 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49279
49658

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2821
CVE-2011-2834