openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (libxml2-184)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 40056

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Specially crafted xml files could cause a crash or a heap based buffer overlow in libxml2 (CVE-2008-3281, CVE-2008-3529).

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415371

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=422636

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40056

File Name: suse_11_0_libxml2-080905.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

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:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3281, CVE-2008-3529

CWE: 119, 399