SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 5489)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Specially crafted XPath expressions could have allowed attackers to
cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact
(CVE-2011-2821 / CVE-2011-2834). This has been fixed.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732787
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2821.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2834.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5489.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57531 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2821
CVE-2011-2834

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