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 :

Solution :

Update the affected xerces-c packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92354 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0729

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