Fedora 11 : xerces-c-2.8.0-5.fc11 (2009-8345)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40756


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes :

- Bug #515515 - CVE-2009-1885 xerces-c, xerces-c27: Stack overflow when parsing recursive XML structures

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected xerces-c package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40756

File Name: fedora_2009-8345.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/25

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xerces-c, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1885

FEDORA: 2009-8345

CWE: 119