SuSE9 Security Update : libxml (YOU Patch Number 9579)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41341


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: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: 2004/12/23

Reference Information

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