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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34830


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected libxml2 package.

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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