Upstream information

CVE-2012-0841 at MITRE

Description

libxml2 before 2.8.0 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1123919 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 748561 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.15.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.25.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.15.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.25.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.19.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-libxml2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.15.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.19.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.15.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.25.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.19.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-libxml2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.31.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 libxml2 Released
SLED-10-SP4 libxml2 Released
SLES for SAP Applications libxml2 Released
SLES-10-SP3 libxml2 Released
SLES-10-SP4 libxml2 Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libxml2 Released