FreeBSD : libxml2 -- Enforce the reader to run in constant memory (9c7177ff-1fe1-11e5-9a01-bcaec565249c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Daniel Veilland reports :

Enforce the reader to run in constant memory. One of the operation on
the reader could resolve entities leading to the classic expansion
issue. Make sure the buffer used for xmlreader operation is bounded.
Introduce a new allocation type for the buffers for this effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a2fe75c
http://www.nessus.org/u?cc03cd95

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84496 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1819

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