SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7997)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59163

Synopsis

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

Description

This update of libxml2 fixes the hash table collision flaw which could be exploited by attackers to cause a Denial of Service.
(CVE-2012-0841)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7997.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0841.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59163

File Name: suse_libxml2-7997.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/17/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2/23/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0841