openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-663)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100708

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9047, CVE-2017-9048: The function xmlSnprintfElementContent in valid.c was vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow (bsc#1039063, bsc#1039064)

- CVE-2017-9049: The function xmlDictComputeFastKey in dict.c was vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read.
(bsc#1039066)

- CVE-2017-9050: The function xmlDictAddString was vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read (bsc#1039661)

- CVE-2016-1839: heap-based buffer overflow (xmlDictAddString func) (bnc#1039069)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039063

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039064

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039066

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039069

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039661

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=981114

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100708

File Name: openSUSE-2017-663.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/9/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2017-9047, CVE-2017-9048, CVE-2017-9049, CVE-2017-9050