GLSA-201311-06 : libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 70836
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-06 (libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document with an application linked against libxml2, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.1-r1'