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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41436

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: Revision: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2015/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 399