Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2012:005)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libxml2 :

A heap-based buffer overflow in libxml2 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact
via unknown vectors (CVE-2011-3919).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a890709

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57567 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51300

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3919

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