This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :
- Fix NULL dereference in xpointer.c when in recovery mode
- CVE-2016-9597: An XML document with many opening tags
could have caused a overflow of the stack not detected
by the recursion limits, allowing for DoS (bsc#1017497)
- CVE-2014-0191: External parameter entity loaded when
entity substitution is disabled could cause a DoS.
- CVE-2016-9318: XML External Entity (XXE) could be abused
via crafted document. (bsc#1010675)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
See also :
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true