openSUSE Security Update : expat (openSUSE-2016-695)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for expat fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-0718: Fix Expat XML parser that mishandles
certain kinds of malformed input documents. (bsc#979441)

- CVE-2015-1283: Fix multiple integer overflows.
(bnc#980391) This update was imported from the
SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

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: 91530 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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