SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2016:0049-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

- security update: This update fixes the following
security issues :

- CVE-2015-1819 Enforce the reader to run in constant
memory [bnc#928193]

- CVE-2015-7941 Fix out of bound read with crafted xml
input by stopping parsing on entities boundaries errors
[bnc#951734]

- CVE-2015-7942 Fix another variation of overflow in
Conditional sections [bnc#951735]

- CVE-2015-8241 Avoid extra processing of MarkupDecl when
EOF [bnc#956018]

- CVE-2015-8242 Buffer overead with HTML parser in push
mode [bnc#956021]

- CVE-2015-8317 Return if the encoding declaration is
broken or encoding conversion failed [bnc#956260]

- CVE-2015-5312 Fix another entity expansion issue
[bnc#957105]

- CVE-2015-7497 Avoid an heap buffer overflow in
xmlDictComputeFastQKey [bnc#957106]

- CVE-2015-7498 Processes entities after encoding
conversion failures [bnc#957107]

- CVE-2015-7499 Add xmlHaltParser() to stop the parser /
Detect incoherency on GROW [bnc#957109]

- CVE-2015-8317 Multiple out-of-bound read could lead to
denial of service [bnc#956260]

- CVE-2015-8035 DoS when parsing specially crafted XML
document if XZ support is enabled [bnc#954429]

- CVE-2015-7500 Fix memory access error due to incorrect
entities boundaries [bnc#957110]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/928193
https://bugzilla.suse.com/951734
https://bugzilla.suse.com/951735
https://bugzilla.suse.com/954429
https://bugzilla.suse.com/956018
https://bugzilla.suse.com/956021
https://bugzilla.suse.com/956260
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957105
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957106
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957107
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957109
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957110
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1819.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5312.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7497.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7498.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7499.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7500.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7941.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7942.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8035.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8241.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8242.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8317.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e6552e59

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-38=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-38=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-38=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-38=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-38=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-38=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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