openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:1221-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75092

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Libxml2 was updated to fix buffer overread problems which could lead to crashes (out of bounds read). (CVE-2013-2877)

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829077

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-07/msg00063.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75092

File Name: openSUSE-2013-592.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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-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:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2877

BID: 61050