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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several denial of service flaws were found in libxml2, a library
providing support for reading, modifying, and writing XML and HTML
files. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML
file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, would cause
that application to use an excessive amount of CPU, leak potentially
sensitive information, or in certain cases crash the application.
(CVE-2015-5312, CVE-2015-7497, CVE-2015-7498, CVE-2015-7499,
CVE-2015-7500 CVE-2015-7941, CVE-2015-7942, CVE-2015-8241,
CVE-2015-8242, CVE-2015-8317, BZ#1213957, BZ#1281955)
The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this
update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 87235 ()
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