openSUSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (libxml2-5586)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34208

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34208

File Name: suse_libxml2-5586.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/15/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

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, 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: 9/5/2008

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 399