SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 4813)

high Nessus Plugin ID 55697
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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Specially crafted xml files could crash applications using libxml2 (CVE-2011-1944). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 4813.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55697

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-110629.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/27/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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: 6/29/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1944