SuSE 10 Security Update : expat (ZYPP Patch Number 6619)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49848

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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 6619.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49848

File Name: suse_expat-6619.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/11/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/2/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3720