SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 5489)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57531


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


Specially crafted XPath expressions could have allowed attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact (CVE-2011-2821 / CVE-2011-2834). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 5489.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57531

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-111201.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2011/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2821, CVE-2011-2834