SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 5583)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34207
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Specially crafted xml files could cause a crash or a heap based buffer overlow in libxml2. (CVE-2008-3281 / CVE-2008-3529)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5583.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3281.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3529.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34207

File Name: suse_libxml2-5583.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/15/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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: 9/5/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3281, CVE-2008-3529

CWE: 119, 399