openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0107-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75636

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow during decoding of entity references with overly long names has been fixed. CVE-2011-3919 has been assigned.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739894

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-01/msg00040.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75636

File Name: suse_11_3_libxml2-120117.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2012/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3919