FreeBSD : libxml -- Integer overflow (7be92050-a450-11e2-9898-001060e06fd4)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Integer overflow in xpath.c, allows context-dependent attackers to to
cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code
via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow when
adding a new namespace node, related to handling of XPath expressions.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?622d718e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65968 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1944

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