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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0410 :
Updated raptor packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.
Raptor provides parsers for Resource Description Framework (RDF)
An XML External Entity expansion flaw was found in the way Raptor
processed RDF files. If an application linked against Raptor were to
open a specially crafted RDF file, it could possibly allow a remote
attacker to obtain a copy of an arbitrary local file that the user
running the application had access to. A bug in the way Raptor handled
external entities could cause that application to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
Red Hat would like to thank Timothy D. Morgan of VSR for reporting
All Raptor users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running
applications linked against Raptor must be restarted for this update
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected raptor packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 68500 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52681
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0037
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