SuSE9 Security Update : libxml2 (YOU Patch Number 12237)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41240

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: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2008/09/10

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 399