openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-942)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-8872: Out-of-bounds read in
htmlParseTryOrFinish. (bsc#1038444)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038444

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102561 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8872

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