Fedora 24 : libxml2 (2017-be8574d593)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 99492

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to latest upstream release, includes several security related fixes.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-be8574d593

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99492

File Name: fedora_2017-be8574d593.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/20

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-1840, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449, CVE-2016-4658, CVE-2016-5131, CVE-2016-9318, CVE-2017-5969