SuSE 11.1 Security Update : expat (SAT Patch Number 6200)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of expat fixes the following bugs :

- hash collision attack that could lead to exessive CPU
usage. (CVE-2012-0876)

- expat didn't close file descriptors in some cases.
(CVE-2012-1147)

- specially crafted xml files could lead to a memory leak
(CVE-2012-1148)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750914
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751464
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751465
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=755377
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0876.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1147.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1148.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6200.

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: 64127 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0876
CVE-2012-1147
CVE-2012-1148

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