Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 219043 CVE descriptions
and 99761 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871346
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for libxml2 RHSA-2015:0749-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation
of various XML standards.

It was discovered that libxml2 loaded external parameter entities even when
entity substitution was disabled. A remote attacker able to provide a
specially crafted XML file to an application linked against libxml2 could
use this flaw to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks, possibly
resulting in a denial of service or an information leak on the system.
(CVE-2014-0191)

The CVE-2014-0191 issue was discovered by Daniel P. Berrange of Red Hat.

All libxml2 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. The desktop must be
restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
libxml2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-0191
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00002.html
BugTraq ID: 67233
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67233
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0749
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0749.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2372 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
XForce ISS Database: libxml2-cve20140191-dos(93092)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93092
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

This is only one of 99761 vulnerability tests in our test suite. Find out more about running a complete security audit.

To run a free test of this vulnerability against your system, register below.




© 1998-2021 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.