OracleVM 3.3 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2015-0097)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85138
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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-2015-1819 Enforce the reader to run in constant memory(rhbz#1214163)

- Stop parsing on entities boundaries errors

- Fix missing entities after CVE-2014-3660 fix (rhbz#1149086)

- CVE-2014-3660 denial of service via recursive entity expansion (rhbz#1149086)

- Fix html serialization error and htmlSetMetaEncoding (rhbz#1004513)

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 / libxml2-python packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-July/000345.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85138

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0097.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 7/31/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

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: 7/30/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3660, CVE-2015-1819

BID: 70644, 75570