Fedora 11 : libxml-1.8.17-24.fc11 (2009-8582)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40603


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update includes patches from RHEL-3 addressing a number of security vulnerabilities: - CVE-2004-0110 (arbitrary code execution via a long URL) - CVE-2004-0989 (arbitrary code execution via a long URL) - CVE-2009-2414 (stack consumption DoS vulnerabilities) - CVE-2009-2416 (use-after-free DoS vulnerabilities)

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 libxml package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40603

File Name: fedora_2009-8582.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/18

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0110, CVE-2004-0989, CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416

BID: 9718, 36010

FEDORA: 2009-8582

CWE: 119, 399