openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0342-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of libxml2 fixes the hash table collision flaw which could
be exploited by attackers to cause a Denial of Service
(CVE-2012-0841).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-03/msg00008.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748561

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75938 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0841

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