openSUSE Security Update : libxml (libxml-1278)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of libxml does not use pointers after they were freed
anymore. (CVE-2009-2416) Additionally a stack-based buffer overflow
was fixed while parsing the root XML document. (CVE-2009-2414)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530661

Solution :

Update the affected libxml packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41004 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2414
CVE-2009-2416

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