Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-890-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Expat. This update provides the
corresponding updates for XML-RPC for C and C++.
Jukka Taimisto, Tero Rontti and Rauli Kaksonen discovered that Expat
did not properly process malformed XML. If a user or application
linked against Expat were tricked into opening a crafted XML file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash.
It was discovered that Expat did not properly process
malformed UTF-8 sequences. If a user or application linked
against Expat were tricked into opening a crafted XML file,
an attacker could cause a denial of service via application
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 44669 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3609737203
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2625CVE-2009-3560CVE-2009-3720
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