FreeBSD : expat -- multiple vulnerabilities (c9c252f5-2def-11e6-ae88-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Sebastian Pipping reports :

CVE-2012-6702 -- Resolve troublesome internal call to srand that was
introduced with Expat 2.1.0 when addressing CVE-2012-0876 (issue #496)

CVE-2016-5300 -- Use more entropy for hash initialization than the
original fix to CVE-2012-0876.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91526 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6702

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