Fedora 14 : libxml2-2.7.7-3.fc14 (2011-2697)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 52645


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes a possible double free in XPath evaluation

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libxml2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 52645

File Name: fedora_2011-2697.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/14

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4494

BID: 45617

OSVDB: 69673

FEDORA: 2011-2697