openSUSE Security Update : expat (openSUSE-2019-2205)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129457

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for expat fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2019-15903: Fixed heap-based buffer over-read caused by crafted XML input. (bsc#1149429)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected expat packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1149429

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129457

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2205.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/30/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903