Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2012:126)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was found and corrected in libxml2 :

Multiple integer overflows in libxml2, on 64-bit Linux platforms allow
remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
unspecified other impact via unknown vectors (CVE-2012-2807).

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61975 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54718

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2807

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