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Secunia Security Advisory 50216

Secunia Security Advisory 50216
Posted Aug 13, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, suse
MD5 | e8b379295a2fbdea97a75f89d4f4a087

Secunia Security Advisory 50216

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TITLE:
SUSE update for libxml2

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50216

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50216/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50216

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-10

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50216/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50216/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50216

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
SUSE has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) and potentially compromise an application using the
library.

For more information:
SA50092

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2012:0975-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00018.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
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