Photon OS 1.0: Libxml2 PHSA-2017-0039

medium Nessus Plugin ID 121739

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the libxml2 package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-79.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121739

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0039_libxml2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/7/2019

Updated: 5/24/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5969

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:libxml2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5969