SuSE 11 Security Update : expat (SAT Patch Number 1654)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43151


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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


Apply SAT patch number 1654.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43151

File Name: suse_11_expat-091207.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/14

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libexpat1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3560

CWE: 119