SuSE9 Security Update : libxml.rpm (YOU Patch Number 12504)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2414.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2416.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12504.

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: 41325 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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