Fedora 8 : libxml2-2.6.32-2.fc8 (2008-7724)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34147

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Mon Aug 25 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> 2.6.31-2.fc8

- fix for entities recursion problem

- Resolve: rhbz#459712

- Fri Apr 11 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> 2.6.32-1.fc8

- upstream release 2.6.32 see http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

- many bugs fixed upstrea

- Fri Jan 11 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> 2.6.31-1.fc8

- upstream release 2.6.31 see http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

- many bug fixed upstream

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458086

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbb8bc88

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34147

File Name: fedora_2008-7724.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/10

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3281

FEDORA: 2008-7724

CWE: 399