Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2013_0338_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 2.9.0 and earlier allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory
consumption) via an XML file containing an entity
declaration with long replacement text and many
references to this entity, aka 'internal entity
expansion' with linear complexity. (CVE-2013-0338)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2013_0338_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.7.5.0.

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: 80690 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0338

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