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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2012.1636.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2012:1636-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:1636-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:1636-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
A heap-based buffer underflow in the entity decoding of libxml2 could have caused a Denial of Service or potentially allowed the execution of arbitrary code. This has been fixed.

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2012-5134
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Affected Software/OS:
'libxml2' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4, SLE SDK 10 SP4

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-2012-5134
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00009.html
BugTraq ID: 56684
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56684
Debian Security Information: DSA-2580 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2580
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:056
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1512
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1512.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0217
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027815
http://secunia.com/advisories/51448
http://secunia.com/advisories/54886
http://secunia.com/advisories/55568
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2013:1627 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-11/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1637 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0178 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00023.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1656-1
XForce ISS Database: google-libxml-buffer-underflow(80294)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80294
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