Fedora: Security Advisory for libxml2 (FEDORA-2020-41fe1680f6)

Published: 2020-02-16 04:03:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml2' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-41fe1680f6 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
This library allows to manipulate XML files. It includes support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. There is DTDs support this includes parsing and validation even with complex DtDs, either at parse time or later once the document has been modified. The output can be a simple SAX stream or and in-memory DOM like representations. In this case one can use the built-in XPath and XPointer implementation to select sub nodes or ranges. A flexible Input/Output mechanism is available, with existing HTTP and FTP modules and combined to an URI library.

Affected Versions:
'libxml2' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Fedora 31.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20388
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-7595

References:

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/545SPOI3ZPPNPX4TFRIVE4JVRTJRKULL

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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