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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An updated xerces-c package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
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.
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of
A flaw was found in the way the Xerces-C XML parser processed certain
XML documents. A remote attacker could provide specially crafted XML
input that, when parsed by an application using Xerces-C, would cause
that application to crash. (CVE-2015-0252)
All xerces-c users are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false