Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2013_1969_resource_management)

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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 :

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.9.0
and possibly other versions might allow
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors
related to the (1) htmlParseChunk and (2) xmldecl_done
functions, as demonstrated by a buffer overflow in the
xmlBufGetInputBase function. (CVE-2013-1969)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?e03f2238

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80691 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1969

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