openSUSE Security Update : perl-Image-Info (openSUSE-2017-327)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for perl-Image-Info fixes the following issues :

- update to version 1.39 to fix a potential security
issue. A crafted SVG file could have caused information
disclosure or denial of service by using external
entitity expansion (XXE). This is a potentially
incompatible change; however usually SVG files do not
rely on XXE. (boo#1008647, CVE-2016-9181)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1008647

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Image-Info package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97710 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9181

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