OracleVM 2.1 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2009-0018)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79462

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Add bug347316.patch to backport fix for bug#347316 from upstream version

- Add libxml2-enterprise.patch and update logos in tarball

- Fix a couple of crash (CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416)

- Resolves: rhbz#515236

- two patches for size overflows problems (CVE-2008-4225, CVE-2008-4226)

- Resolves: rhbz#470474

- Patch to fix an entity name copy buffer overflow (CVE-2008-3529)

- Resolves: rhbz#461023

- Better fix for (CVE-2008-3281)

- Resolves: rhbz#458095

- change the patch for CVE-2008-3281 due to ABI issues

- Resolves: rhbz#458095

- Patch to fix recursive entities handling (CVE-2008-3281)

- Resolves: rhbz#458095

- Patch to fix UTF-8 decoding problem (CVE-2007-6284)

- Resolves: rhbz#425933

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 / libxml2-python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4b1b9935

http://www.nessus.org/u?9315a626

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 79462

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0018.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libxml2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libxml2-python, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6284, CVE-2008-3281, CVE-2008-3529, CVE-2008-4225, CVE-2008-4226, CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416

BID: 27248, 30783, 31126, 32326, 32331, 36010

CWE: 119, 189, 399