openSUSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (libxml2-5754)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34846
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes an integer overflow in libxml2 that could lead to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2008-4226) Thanks to: Drew Yao of Apple Product Security

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34846

File Name: suse_libxml2-5754.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

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: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: 11/7/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4226

CWE: 399