SuSE 11 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 1177)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41436
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update of libxml2 does not use pointers after they were freed anymore. (CVE-2009-2416)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1177.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528007

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2416.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41436

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-090807.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 399