Fedora 15 : xml-security-c-1.5.1-5.fc15 (2011-9494)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55739


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix CVE-2011-2516: Apache Santuario XML Security for C++ contains buffer overflows signing or verifying with large keys.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected xml-security-c package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55739

File Name: fedora_2011-9494.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/01

Modified: 2015/10/20

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:fedoraproject:fedora:xml-security-c, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2516

FEDORA: 2011-9494