Scientific Linux Security Update : xmlsec1 on SL7.x x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102677
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2 inadvertently enabled external entity expansion (XXE) along with validation. An attacker could craft an XML file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local files or HTTP/FTP URLs, leading to information disclosure or denial of service. (CVE-2017-1000061)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.