openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2018-154)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106741

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libxml2 fixes three security issues :

- 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)

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=1077993

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1078806

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1078813

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106741

File Name: openSUSE-2018-154.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/12

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

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: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5131, CVE-2017-15412, CVE-2017-5130