SuSE9 Security Update : libxml.rpm (YOU Patch Number 12504)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41325


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


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)


Apply YOU patch number 12504.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41325

File Name: suse9_12504.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 399