SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Number 5869)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64203
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

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 SAT patch number 5869.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748561

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64203

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-120223.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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