Fedora 8 : libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc8 (2008-9729)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34830

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fixes a couple of security issues when overflowing text data size of buffer size.

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470466

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470480

http://www.nessus.org/u?4405626a

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34830

File Name: fedora_2008-9729.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/21

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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: 2008/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4225, CVE-2008-4226

FEDORA: 2008-9729

CWE: 189, 399