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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843738
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for libxml2 USN-3739-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2'; package(s) announced via the USN-3739-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2'
package(s) announced via the USN-3739-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Matias Brutti discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML
files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive
information. (CVE-2016-9318)

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-16932)

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-18258, CVE-2018-14404, CVE-2018-14567)

Affected Software/OS:
libxml2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-9318
BugTraq ID: 94347
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94347
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-01
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=772726
https://github.com/lsh123/xmlsec/issues/43
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3739-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3739-2/
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