openSUSE Security Update : expat (expat-1490)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Specially crafted XML documents could make expat run into an enless
loop, therefore locking up applications using expat (CVE-2009-3720).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550664

Solution :

Update the affected expat packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42393 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3720

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