Fedora 40 : libxml2 (2024-08e01e9f2f)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197711

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Fedora 40 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2024-08e01e9f2f advisory.

Update to 2.12.7

Fix CVE-2024-34459.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2024-08e01e9f2f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197711

File Name: fedora_2024-08e01e9f2f.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-34459

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:40, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/16/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-34459

FEDORA: 2024-08e01e9f2f

IAVA: 2024-A-0067