EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : xerces-c (EulerOS-SA-2016-1004)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the xerces-c package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- It was discovered that the Xerces-C XML parser did not
properly process certain XML input. By providing
specially crafted XML data to an application using
Xerces-C for XML processing, a remote attacker could
exploit this flaw to cause an application crash or,
possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the application.(CVE-2016-0729)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bb2336e0

Solution :

Update the affected xerces-c package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99767 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0729

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