Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2011:188)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
libxml2 :

Off-by-one error in libxml allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer
overflow and application crash) via a crafted website CVE-2011-0216).

libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(out-of-bounds read) via unspecified vectors (CVE-2011-3905).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57320 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48832

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0216
CVE-2011-3905

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