openSUSE Security Update : perl-XML-LibXML (openSUSE-2015-571)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85840


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


perl-XML-LibXML was updated to version 2.0.121 to fix one security vulnerability.

- Fix 'expand_entities' option that was not preserved under some circumstances. (bsc#929237, CVE-2015-3451)


Update the affected perl-XML-LibXML packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85840

File Name: openSUSE-2015-571.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/08

Modified: 2015/09/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-XML-LibXML, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-XML-LibXML-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-XML-LibXML-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3451