SuSE 10 Security Update : libxml2 (ZYPP Patch Number 8513)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66301

Synopsis

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

Description

libxml2 has been updated to fix entity expansion problems :

- Internal entity expansion within XML was not bounded, leading to simple small XML files being able to cause 'out of memory' denial of service conditions.
(CVE-2013-0338)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 8513.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0338.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0339.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66301

File Name: suse_libxml2-8513.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/03

Updated: 2019/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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: 2013/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0338, CVE-2013-0339