SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 5755)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes an integer overflow in libxml2 that could lead to
memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2008-4226) Thanks
to: Drew Yao of Apple Product Security

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4226.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5755.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41555 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4226

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