Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxml2 (MDVSA-2012:098)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59652
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libxml2 :
An Off-by-one error in libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors (CVE-2011-3102).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.