Fedora 13 : libxml2-2.7.7-2.fc13 (2011-2699)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 53435


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fix a case of double free in XPath

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: 53435

File Name: fedora_2011-2699.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/15

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4494

BID: 45617

FEDORA: 2011-2699