FreeBSD : libxml -- multiple vulnerabilities (f5abafc0-fcf6-11ea-8758-e0d55e2a8bf9)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140739

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


CVE mitre reports : CVE-2019-20388

xmlSchemaPreRun in xmlschemas.c in libxml2 2.9.10 allows an xmlSchemaValidateStream memory leak.


xmlStringLenDecodeEntities in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.10 has an infinite loop in a certain end-of-file situation.


GNOME project libxml2 v2.9.10 and earlier have a global buffer over-read vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140739

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f5abafc0fcf611ea8758e0d55e2a8bf9.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/09/23

Updated: 2020/10/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

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:freebsd:freebsd:libxml2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20388, CVE-2020-24977, CVE-2020-7595