Scientific Linux Security Update : 4Suite on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2009-3720 expat: buffer over-read and crash on XML with malformed
UTF-8 sequences

A buffer over-read flaw was found in the way 4Suite's XML parser
handles malformed UTF-8 sequences when processing XML files. A
specially crafted XML file could cause applications using the 4Suite
library to crash while parsing the file. (CVE-2009-3720)

After installing the updated package, applications using the 4Suite
XML-related tools and libraries must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?78a3cae8

Solution :

Update the affected 4Suite package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60693 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3720