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

high Nessus Plugin ID 57531
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VPR Score: 5.9


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: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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: 12/1/2011

Reference Information

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