openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0975-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74708

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Fixed an integer overflow in libxml2 which could lead to crashes or potential code execution.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=769184

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00018.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74708

File Name: openSUSE-2012-501.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2807