Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ocaml-xml-light (MDVSA-2013:107)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66119


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated ocaml-xml-light packages fix security vulnerability :

OCaml Xml-Light Library before r234 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unspecified vectors (CVE-2012-3514).


Update the affected ocaml-xml-light and / or ocaml-xml-light-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66119

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ocaml-xml-light, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ocaml-xml-light-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3514

BID: 55114

MDVSA: 2013:107

MGASA: 2012-0266