Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2012:098)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libxml2 :

An Off-by-one error in libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified
other impact via unknown vectors (CVE-2011-3102).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3102

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