Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled memory management
when parsing certain XML files. An attacker could use this flaw to
cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or to
possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected libxml2 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false