Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : libxml-libxml-perl vulnerability (USN-2592-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83251
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionTilmann Haak discovered that XML::LibXML incorrectly handled the expand_entities parameter in certain situations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libxml-libxml-perl package.