SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2017:1813-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-0663: Fixed a heap buffer overflow in xmlAddID
(bsc#1044337)

- CVE-2017-5969: Fixed a NULL pointer deref in
xmlDumpElementContent (bsc#1024989)

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

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

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1024989
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1044337
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1044887
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1044894
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-0663.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5969.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7375.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7376.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?2da76f3b

Solution :

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 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-libxml2-13199=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-libxml2-13199=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-libxml2-13199=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101351 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0663
CVE-2017-5969
CVE-2017-7375
CVE-2017-7376

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