SuSE9 Security Update : libxml (YOU Patch Number 9579)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41341
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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


This update adds missing patches for a buffer overflow in URL parsing code (CVE-2004-0989) and a buffer overflow while handling DNS responses. (CVE-2004-0110)

These bugs can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.


Apply YOU patch number 9579.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41341

File Name: suse9_9579.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


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: 12/23/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0110, CVE-2004-0989