openSUSE Security Update : pyxml (pyxml-1670)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43347


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted XML documents could make pyxml run into an enless loop, therefore locking up applications using pyxml (CVE-2009-3720, CVE-2009-3560).


Update the affected pyxml package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43347

File Name: suse_11_2_pyxml-091210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/18

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:opensuse:pyxml, 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: 2009/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3560, CVE-2009-3720

CWE: 119