SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 4840)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 30094

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

libxml2 contained a DoS condition in xmlCurrentChar()'s UTF-8 processing. CVE-2007-6284 has been assigned to this problem.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 4840.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6284.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 30094

File Name: suse_libxml2-4840.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6284

CWE: 399