Scientific Linux Security Update : expat on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)

High Nessus Plugin ID 135808

Synopsis

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

Description

* expat: Integer overflow leading to buffer overflow in XML_GetBuffer()

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?50898341

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135808

File Name: sl_20200407_expat_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/21

Updated: 2020/04/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:expat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:expat-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:expat-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:expat-static, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2716