openSUSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (libxml2-4841)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30095


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 30095

File Name: suse_libxml2-4841.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/27

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-python, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6284

CWE: 399