Fedora 22 : libxml2-2.9.3-1.fc22 (2015-037f844d3e)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89130
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Very large set of security issues for libxml2 and a bunch of bug fixes too#CVE-2015-8242 #CVE-2015-7500 #CVE-2015-7499 #CVE-2015-5312 #CVE-2015-7498 #CVE-2015-7497 #CVE-2015-1819 #CVE-2015-7941 #CVE-2015-7942 #CVE-2015-8035

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Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1211278

http://www.nessus.org/u?f8ecd72e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89130

File Name: fedora_2015-037f844d3e.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:22

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1819