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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59163


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


This update of libxml2 fixes the hash table collision flaw which could be exploited by attackers to cause a Denial of Service.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7997.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59163

File Name: suse_libxml2-7997.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/17

Modified: 2015/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0841