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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2019.13985.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2019:13985-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2019:13985-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2019:13985-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:
CVE-2018-14404: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in the
xmlXPathCompOpEval() function when parsing an invalid XPath expression
in the XPATH_OP_AND or XPATH_OP_OR case leading to a denial of service
attack (bsc#1102046)

Other Issue fixed:
Fixed a bug related to the fix for CVE-2016-9318 which allowed xsltproc
to access the internet even when --nonet was given and also was making
docbook-xsl-stylesheets to have incomplete xml catalog file
(bsc#1010675, bsc#1126613 and bsc#1110146).

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

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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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