Fedora 9 : libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc9 (2008-9773)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes a couple of security issues when overflowing text data size of
buffer size.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470466
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470480
http://www.nessus.org/u?8d010c2c

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34834 (fedora_2008-9773.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4225
CVE-2008-4226

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