SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 8392)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63259


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


A heap-based buffer underflow in the entity decoding of libxml2 could have caused a Denial of Service or potentially allowed the execution of arbitrary code. This has been fixed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8392.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63259

File Name: suse_libxml2-8392.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/13

Modified: 2012/12/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2012/12/07