openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0342-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75938
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of libxml2 fixes the hash table collision flaw which could be exploited by attackers to cause a Denial of Service (CVE-2012-0841).

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748561

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-03/msg00008.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75938

File Name: suse_11_4_libxml2-120224.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

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, 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

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: 2/24/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0841