openSUSE Security Update : libxml (libxml-1278)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41002

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of libxml does not use pointers after they were freed anymore. (CVE-2009-2416) Additionally a stack-based buffer overflow was fixed while parsing the root XML document. (CVE-2009-2414)

Solution

Update the affected libxml packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530661

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41002

File Name: suse_11_0_libxml-090908.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/17

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml-devel, 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: 2009/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 119, 399