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: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/10

Reference Information

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

BID: 61041, 61050, 67233, 70644