Fedora 8 : libxml2-2.7.1-2.fc8 (2008-8582)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34342
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis is an urgent security fix for a bug newly introduced in libxml2-2.7.x leading to CPU and memory exhaustion. See upstream bug report for further details:
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected libxml2 package.