Fedora 21 : libxml2-2.9.1-6.fc21 (2014-12915)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78794

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New variants for the billion laugh DOS attacks

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149084

http://www.nessus.org/u?22c0170b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78794

File Name: fedora_2014-12915.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/03

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3660

BID: 70644

FEDORA: 2014-12915