openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2016-1265)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-4658: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
(memory corruption) via a crafted XML document
(boo#1005544).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005544

Solution :

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94598 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4658

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