FreeBSD : libxml -- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities (ce4b3af8-0b7c-11e1-846b-00235409fd3e)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56773


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml 1.8.17 that allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted (1) Notation or (2) Enumeration attribute types in an XML file.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56773

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ce4b3af80b7c11e1846b00235409fd3e.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2011/11/11

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxml, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 399