FreeBSD : libxml -- remote buffer overflows (9ff4c91e-328c-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

infamous41md reports that libxml contains multiple buffer overflows in
the URL parsing and DNS name resolving functions. These
vulnerabilities could lead to execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109880813013482
http://www.nessus.org/u?f3574b01

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: 38061 (freebsd_pkg_9ff4c91e328c11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11526

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0989

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