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.
It was discovered that libxml2 had a heap-based buffer underflow when
parsing entities. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted XML document, applications linked
against libxml2 could be made to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
Update the affected libxml2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false