Fedora 26 : libxml2 (2018-a6b59d8f78)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106828


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also


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