openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-793)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-7376: Increase buffer space for port in HTTP
redirect support (bsc#1044887)

- CVE-2017-7375: Prevent unwanted external entity
reference (bsc#1044894)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1044887
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1044894

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101288 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7375
CVE-2017-7376

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