FreeBSD : libxml -- remote buffer overflows (9ff4c91e-328c-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 38061
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

infamous41md reports that libxml contains multiple buffer overflows in the URL parsing and DNS name resolving functions. These vulnerabilities could lead to execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109880813013482

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2fc3cb9

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 38061

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9ff4c91e328c11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxml, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxml2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0989

BID: 11526

DSA: 582