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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2017:1557-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:1557-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:1557-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:
- CVE-2017-9050: heap-based buffer overflow (xmlDictAddString func)
[bsc#1039069, bsc#1039661]
- CVE-2017-9049: heap-based buffer overflow (xmlDictComputeFastKey func)
- CVE-2017-9048: stack overflow vulnerability (xmlSnprintfElementContent
func) [bsc#1039063]
- CVE-2017-9047: stack overflow vulnerability (xmlSnprintfElementContent
func) [bsc#1039064]
A clarification for the previously released update: For CVE-2016-9318 we decided not to ship a fix since it can break existing setups. Please take appropriate actions if you parse untrusted XML files and use the new
-noxxe flag if possible (bnc#1010675, bnc#1013930).

Affected Software/OS:
'libxml2' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-9318
BugTraq ID: 94347
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9047
BugTraq ID: 98599
Debian Security Information: DSA-3952 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9048
BugTraq ID: 98556
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9049
BugTraq ID: 98601
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9050
BugTraq ID: 98568
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