SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 8156)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Specially crafted XML could have caused a denial of service via an
out-of-bounds write (application crash) to applications that are
linked against libxml2 (CVE-2011-3102). This has been fixed.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3102.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8156.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59722 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3102

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