openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:1647-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A Heap-based buffer underflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function
in parser.c in libxml2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an
XML document.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5134

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