SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 5755)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41555
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This update fixes an integer overflow in libxml2 that could lead to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2008-4226) Thanks to: Drew Yao of Apple Product Security

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5755.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4226.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41555

File Name: suse_libxml2-5755.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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: 11/9/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4226

CWE: 399