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

high Nessus Plugin ID 58137
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a890709

http://www.nessus.org/u?a477179a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58137

File Name: freebsd_pkg_57f1a624619711e1b98cbcaec565249c.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2/28/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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: 2/27/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3919