SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 6403)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41557


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


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 6403.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41557

File Name: suse_libxml2-6403.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2015/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 399