openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2020-1430)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140610

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2020-24977: Fixed a global-buffer-overflow in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal (bsc#1176179).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1176179

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140610

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1430.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/09/16

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-24977

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2-python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python2-libxml2-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python2-libxml2-python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-libxml2-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-libxml2-python-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-24977