openSUSE Security Update : libexpat0 (libexpat0-2035)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44684


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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted XML files could crash applications that use expat to parse such files. CVE-2009-2625: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 CVE-2009-3560: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0


Update the affected libexpat0 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44684

File Name: suse_11_2_libexpat0-100220.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/23/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat0-32bit, 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: 2/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-3560

CWE: 119, 264