openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0255-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 75633


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A bug in the Xpath processing inside libxml2 has been fixed.
CVE-2010-4494 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected libxml2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 75633

File Name: suse_11_3_libxml2-110104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxml2-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4494