openSUSE Security Update : expat (expat-1653)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43150


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted XML files could crash applications that use expat to parse such files (CVE-2009-3560).


Update the affected expat packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43150

File Name: suse_11_2_expat-091207.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/14

Updated: 2019/10/25

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

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:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3560

CWE: 119