Scientific Linux Security Update : libxml2 on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A denial of service flaw was found in the way libxml2 processes
certain content. If an application linked against libxml2 processes
malformed XML content, it could cause the application to stop
responding. (CVE-2007-6284)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1020075b

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2, libxml2-devel and / or libxml2-python
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60342 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6284