SuSE9 Security Update : libxml2 (YOU Patch Number 12301)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41257

Synopsis

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

Description

libxml2 could run into an endless loop when processing specially crafted XML files. (CVE-2008-4225)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12301.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4225.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41257

File Name: suse9_12301.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2008/11/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4225

CWE: 189