openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-663)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9047, CVE-2017-9048: The function
xmlSnprintfElementContent in valid.c was vulnerable to a
stack-based buffer overflow (bsc#1039063, bsc#1039064)

- CVE-2017-9049: The function xmlDictComputeFastKey in
dict.c was vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read.

- CVE-2017-9050: The function xmlDictAddString was
vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read

- CVE-2016-1839: heap-based buffer overflow
(xmlDictAddString func) (bnc#1039069)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1839

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