Fedora 9 : libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc9 (2008-9773)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34834
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VPR Score: 5.9

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?8d010c2c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34834

File Name: fedora_2008-9773.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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:9

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2008

Reference Information

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

FEDORA: 2008-9773

CWE: 189, 399