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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64203


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


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


Apply SAT patch number 5869.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64203

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-120223.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

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: 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: 2012/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0841