OracleVM 3.3 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2014-0031)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79546

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 :

- Update doc/redhat.gif in tarball

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

- CVE-2014-3660 denial of service via recursive entity expansion (rhbz#1149085)

- Fix a set of regressions introduced in CVE-2014-0191 (rhbz#1105011)

- Improve handling of xmlStopParser(CVE-2013-2877)

- Do not fetch external parameter entities (CVE-2014-0191)

- Fix a regression in 2.9.0 breaking validation while streaming (rhbz#863166)

- detect and stop excessive entities expansion upon replacement (rhbz#912575)

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 / libxml2-python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa5c0424

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79546

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2014-0031.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/4/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2877, CVE-2014-0191, CVE-2014-3660

BID: 61041, 61050, 67233, 70644