openSUSE Security Update : expat (openSUSE-2016-660)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for expat fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-1283: Fixed multiple integer overflows that
could lead to buffer overflows [boo#980391]

- CVE-2016-0718: Fixed Expat XML parser that mishandles
certain kinds of malformed input documents [boo#979441].

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979441
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=980391

Solution :

Update the affected expat 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: 91407 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1283
CVE-2016-0718

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