SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : libxml2 (SAT Patch Numbers 8713 / 8714)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72198
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VPR Score: 3.6


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


This update fixes a DoS vulnerability in libxml2. CVE-2013-2877 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply SAT patch number 8713 / 8714 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72198

File Name: suse_11_libxml2-140106.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxml2-python, 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: 1/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2877