FreeBSD : libxml2 -- cpu consumption Dos (843a4641-9816-11e2-9c51-080027019be0)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Kurt Seifried reports :

libxml2 is affected by the expansion of internal entities (which can
be used to consume resources) and external entities (which can cause a
denial of service against other services, be used to port scan,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65845 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0338

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