Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2012_5134_buffer_overflow)

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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 :

- Heap-based buffer underflow in the
xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2
2.9.0 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before
23.0.1271.91 and other products, allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code via crafted entities in an XML document.
(CVE-2012-5134)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?feb82784

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.7.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80689 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5134

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