SuSE 11.2 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 7140)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A heap-based buffer underflow in the entity decoding of libxml2 could
have caused a Denial of Service or potentially allowed the execution
of arbitrary code. This has been fixed.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793334
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5134.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7140.

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: 64206 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5134

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