OracleVM 2.1 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2009-0018)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 79462
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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: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 8/14/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2008

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