Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2012_5134_buffer_overflow)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80689
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

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

- Heap-based buffer underflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.91 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an XML document.
(CVE-2012-5134)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.7.5.0.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

http://www.nessus.org/u?437d45e7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80689

File Name: solaris11_libxml2_20130702.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:libxml2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/2/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5134