Fedora 25 : expat (2017-2c5635cd97)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 101499

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/blob/R_2_2_1/expat/Changes

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

Solution

Update the affected expat package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-2c5635cd97

https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/blob/R_2_2_1/expat/Changes

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 101499

File Name: fedora_2017-2c5635cd97.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/13/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:expat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9063, CVE-2017-9233