AIX 6.1 TL 9 : libxml2 (IV62448)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77258


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


Libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the expansion of internal entities within the xmlParserHandlePEReference().


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77258

File Name: aix_IV62448.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/20

Updated: 2015/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0191