FreeBSD : libxml -- Stack consumption vulnerability (5a7d4110-0b7a-11e1-846b-00235409fd3e)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Stack consumption vulnerability allows context-dependent attackers to
cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large depth of
element declarations in a DTD.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ef0de439

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56772 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2414