openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-711)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-9050: A heap-based buffer over-read in
xmlDictAddString (bsc#1039069, bsc#1039661)

- CVE-2017-9049: A heap-based buffer overflow in
xmlDictComputeFastKey (bsc#1039066)

- CVE-2017-9048: A stack overflow vulnerability in
xmlSnprintfElementContent (bsc#1039063)

- CVE-2017-9047: A stack overflow vulnerability in
xmlSnprintfElementContent (bsc#1039064)

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 : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100884 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9047

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