EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : xerces-c (EulerOS-SA-2018-1160)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110736
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording to the versions of the xerces-c package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
- Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a
portable subset of C++. Xerces-C makes it easy to give
your application the ability to read and write XML
data. A shared library is provided for parsing,
generating, manipulating, and validating XML documents.
Xerces-C is faithful to the XML 1.0 recommendation and
associated standards: XML 1.0 (Third Edition), XML 1.1
(First Edition), DOM Level 1, 2, 3 Core, DOM Level 2.0
Traversal and Range,DOM Level 3.0 Load and Save, SAX
1.0 and SAX 2.0, Namespaces in XML, Namespaces in XML
1.1, XML Schema, XML Inclusions).
- Security fix(es):
- In Apache Xerces-C XML Parser library before 3.2.1,
processing of external DTD paths can result in a null
pointer dereference under certain
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected xerces-c packages.