openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0975-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixed an integer overflow in libxml2 which could lead to crashes or
potential code execution.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00018.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=769184

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2807

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