SuSE 11 Security Update : pyxml (SAT Patch Number 1673)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43348

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1673.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550666

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561561

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3560.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3720.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43348

File Name: suse_11_pyxml-091211.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/18

Updated: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:pyxml, 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: 2009/12/11

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119