SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2018:0401-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106708
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for libxml2 fixes one issue. This security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2017-15412: Prevent use after free when calling XPath extension functions that allowed remote attackers to cause DoS or potentially RCE (bsc#1077993)
- CVE-2016-5131: Use-after-free vulnerability in libxml2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the XPointer range-to function. (bsc#1078813)
- CVE-2017-5130: Fixed a potential remote buffer overflow in function xmlMemoryStrdup() (bsc#1078806)
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.
SolutionTo 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-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-276=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-276=1
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2018-276=1
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-276=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.