openSUSE Security Update : xerces-c (openSUSE-2016-876)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for xerces-c fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-4463 Apache Xerces-C XML Parser Crashes on
Malformed DT (boo#985860)

- CVE-2016-2099 Exception handling mistake causing use
after free (boo#979208)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979208
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=985860

Solution :

Update the affected xerces-c packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92354 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0729
CVE-2016-2099
CVE-2016-4463

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