Scientific Linux Security Update : xerces-c on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119203

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- xerces-c: Stack overflow when parsing deeply nested DTD (CVE-2016-4463)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d87539a5

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119203

File Name: sl_20181030_xerces_c_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4463