SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 3775)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 53253

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A bug in the Xpath processing inside libxml2 has been fixed.
CVE-2010-4494 was assigned to this issue.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 3775.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661471

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4494.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 53253

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-110105.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/01

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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: 2011/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4494