openSUSE Security Update : expat (expat-1781)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44032


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The previous expat security update (CVE-2009-3560) caused parse errors with some xml documents.


Update the affected expat packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44032

File Name: suse_11_0_expat-100111.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/15

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: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:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3560

CWE: 119