EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : libxml2 (EulerOS-SA-2018-1255)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117564

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the libxml2 packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- An integer overflow in xmlmemory.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5, as used in Google Chrome prior to 62.0.3202.62 and other products, allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted XML file.(CVE-2017-5130)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. 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

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc22b667

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117564

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1255.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/18

Updated: 2020/11/13

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: 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:huawei:euleros:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libxml2-python, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5130