SuSE9 Security Update : libxml2 (YOU Patch Number 12237)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41240
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12237.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3281.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3529.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41240

File Name: suse9_12237.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2008

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 399