openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2017-754)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101189

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-0663: Fixed a heap buffer overflow in xmlAddID (bsc#1044337)

- CVE-2017-5969: Fixed a NULL pointer deref in xmlDumpElementContent (bsc#1024989)

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=1024989

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1044337

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101189

File Name: openSUSE-2017-754.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/03

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0663, CVE-2017-5969