Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2013_1969_resource_management)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80691
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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 :

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.9.0 and possibly other versions might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) htmlParseChunk and (2) xmldecl_done functions, as demonstrated by a buffer overflow in the xmlBufGetInputBase function. (CVE-2013-1969)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a0d6dca

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80691

File Name: solaris11_libxml2_20140731.nasl

Version: 1.3

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: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:libxml2

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1969