FreeBSD : libxml2 -- multiple vulnerabilities (e5423caf-8fb8-11e5-918c-bcaec565249c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87000


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


reports :

CVE-2015-5312 Another entity expansion issue (David Drysdale).

CVE-2015-7497 Avoid an heap buffer overflow in xmlDictComputeFastQKey (David Drysdale).

CVE-2015-7498 Avoid processing entities after encoding conversion failures (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7499 (1) Add xmlHaltParser() to stop the parser (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7499 (2) Detect incoherency on GROW (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7500 Fix memory access error due to incorrect entities boundaries (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7941 (1) Stop parsing on entities boundaries errors (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7941 (2) Cleanup conditional section error handling (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7942 Another variation of overflow in Conditional sections (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-7942 (2) Fix an error in previous Conditional section patch (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-8035 Fix XZ compression support loop (Daniel Veillard).

CVE-2015-8242 Buffer overead with HTML parser in push mode (Hugh Davenport)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87000

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e5423caf8fb811e5918cbcaec565249c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/23

Modified: 2017/07/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxml2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5312, CVE-2015-7497, CVE-2015-7498, CVE-2015-7499, CVE-2015-7500, CVE-2015-7941, CVE-2015-7942, CVE-2015-8035, CVE-2015-8241, CVE-2015-8242