FreeBSD : libxml2 stack buffer overflow in URI parsing (208)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: libxml2

See also :

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2004-February/msg00070.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-14.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-15.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-16.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-17.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-18.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-19.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-20.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-22.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-23.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-25.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-26.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-28.html
http://www.xmlsoft.org/news.html
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/847ade05-6717-11d8-b321-000a95bc6fae.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12627 (freebsd_xml2_266.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0110

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