SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7929)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57684


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A heap-based buffer overflow during decoding of entity references with overly long names has been fixed. CVE-2011-3919 has been assigned.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7929.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57684

File Name: suse_libxml2-7929.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/25

Modified: 2012/07/24

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3919