Fedora 26 : libxml2 (2018-a6b59d8f78)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106828

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to 2.9.7 which hopefully fixes all security issues

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-a6b59d8f78

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106828

File Name: fedora_2018-a6b59d8f78.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/15

Updated: 2019/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4658, CVE-2016-5131, CVE-2017-8872, CVE-2017-9047