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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66301


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8513.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66301

File Name: suse_libxml2-8513.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/03

Modified: 2015/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0338