FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Multiple integer overflows in expat (libbsdxml) XML parser (0da8a68e-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Multiple integer overflows have been discovered in the XML_GetBuffer()
function in the expat library. Impact : The integer overflows may be
exploited by using specifically crafted XML data and lead to infinite
loop, or a heap buffer overflow, which results in a Denial of Service
condition, or enables remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f0e872e5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92894 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1283

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