SuSE 10 Security Update : pyxml (ZYPP Patch Number 6715)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49923

Synopsis

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

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 ZYPP patch number 6715.

See Also

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: 49923

File Name: suse_pyxml-6715.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Updated: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/10

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119