OracleVM 3.3 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2015-0097)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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

- Update doc/redhat.gif in tarball

- Add libxml2-oracle-enterprise.patch and update logos in

- CVE-2015-1819 Enforce the reader to run in constant

- Stop parsing on entities boundaries errors

- Fix missing entities after CVE-2014-3660 fix

- CVE-2014-3660 denial of service via recursive entity
expansion (rhbz#1149086)

- Fix html serialization error and htmlSetMetaEncoding

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 / libxml2-python packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85138 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70644

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3660

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