Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2010:260)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51793
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in libxml2 :
A double free vulnerability in libxml2 (xpath.c) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to XPath handling (CVE-2010-4494).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.