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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30094


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


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 4840.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 30094

File Name: suse_libxml2-4840.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/27

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2007/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6284

CWE: 399