FreeBSD : libxml2 -- heap buffer overflow (57f1a624-6197-11e1-b98c-bcaec565249c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58137


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Google chrome team reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in libxml2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58137

File Name: freebsd_pkg_57f1a624619711e1b98cbcaec565249c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/02/28

Modified: 2014/04/16

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:freebsd:freebsd:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-libxml2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3919