Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2010_4008_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- libxml2 before 2.7.8, as used in Google Chrome before
7.0.517.44, Apple Safari 5.0.2 and earlier, and other
products, reads from invalid memory locations during
processing of malformed XPath expressions, which allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a crafted XML document.
(CVE-2010-4008)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2010_4008_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 10.5.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80687 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4008

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