SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 8156)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59722


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


Specially crafted XML could have caused a denial of service via an out-of-bounds write (application crash) to applications that are linked against libxml2 (CVE-2011-3102). This has been fixed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8156.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59722

File Name: suse_libxml2-8156.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/27

Modified: 2013/09/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2012/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3102