openSUSE 10 Security Update : expat (expat-6613)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42398
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Specially crafted XML documents could make expat run into an enless loop, therefore locking up applications using expat (CVE-2009-3720).

Solution

Update the affected expat packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42398

File Name: suse_expat-6613.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/5/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3720