FreeBSD : libxml2 -- lack of end-of-document check DoS (e7bb3885-da40-11e3-9ecb-2c4138874f7d)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

CVE MITRE reports :

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.0, as used in Google Chrome before
28.0.1500.71 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a document that ends
abruptly, related to the lack of certain checks for the XML_PARSER_EOF
state.

See also :

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/tag/?id=CVE-2013-2877
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2877
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-2877
http://www.nessus.org/u?f297683f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73974 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2877

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