openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2014:1330-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78734

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes a denial of service vulnerability when expanding recursive entity (CVE-2014-3660) bnc#901546

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=901546

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-10/msg00034.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78734

File Name: openSUSE-2014-606.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3660