SuSE9 Security Update : libxml2 (YOU Patch Number 12286)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41253


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


This update fixes an integer overflow in libxml2 that could lead to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2008-4226) Thanks to: Drew Yao of Apple Product Security


Apply YOU patch number 12286.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41253

File Name: suse9_12286.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2014/06/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


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: 2008/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4226

CWE: 399