FreeBSD : libxml -- remote buffer overflows (98)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: libxml2

See also :

http://coppermine-gallery.net/forum/index.php?topic=48106.0
http://coppermine-gallery.net/forum/index.php?topic=50103.0
http://drupal.org/node/184315
http://drupal.org/node/184316
http://drupal.org/node/184320
http://drupal.org/node/184348
http://drupal.org/node/184354
http://secunia.com/advisories/27292
http://secunia.com/advisories/27292
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-582
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.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/9ff4c91e-328c-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15805 (freebsd_libxml_1817_3.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11526

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0989

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