EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : libxml2 (EulerOS-SA-2019-1711)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 126553

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the libxml2 packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- xpointer.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 (as used in Apple iOS before 10, OS X before 10.12, tvOS before 10, and watchOS before 3, and other products) does not forbid namespace nodes in XPointer ranges, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and memory corruption) via a crafted XML document.(CVE-2016-4658)

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?bf172cb6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126553

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1711.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/07/09

Updated: 2020/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

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:3.0.2.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4658