SUSE SLES11 Security Update : expat (SUSE-SU-2016:1512-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/979441
https://bugzilla.suse.com/980391
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1283.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0718.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b0fd4a58

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 :

zypper in -t patch slestso13-expat-12600=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-expat-12600=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-expat-12600=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-expat-12600=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91556 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75973

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

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