Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Juraj Somorovsky discovered that libxml2 was vulnerable to hash table
collisions. If a user or application linked against libxml2 were
tricked into opening a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could
cause a denial of service.
Update the affected libxml2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true