openSUSE Security Update : xerces-c (openSUSE-2016-499)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for xerces-c fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2016-0729: Fixed mishandling certain kinds of
malformed input documents, that resulted in buffer
overlows during processing and error reporting. The
overflows can manifest as a segmentation fault or as
memory corruption during a parse operation. (bsc#966822)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=966822

Solution :

Update the affected xerces-c packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90665 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0729

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