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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56773
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c5a71504

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56773

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ce4b3af80b7c11e1846b00235409fd3e.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 11/11/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: 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: 11/10/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/3/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2416

CWE: 399