openSUSE Security Update : expat (openSUSE-2017-993)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for expat fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-9063: Possible integer overflow to fix inside
XML_Parse leading to unexpected behaviour (bsc#1047240)

- CVE-2017-9233: External Entity Vulnerability could lead
to denial of service (bsc#1047236)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected expat packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102946 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9063

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