openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0552-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74946

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

libxml2 was updated to limit internal entity expansion denial of service problems (IXE) (CVE-2013-0338) (bnc#805233)

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=805233

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00112.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74946

File Name: openSUSE-2013-263.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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:libxml2-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit, 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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libxml2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0338