SuSE 11.1 Security Update : expat (SAT Patch Number 6200)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64127

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update of expat fixes the following bugs :

- hash collision attack that could lead to exessive CPU usage. (CVE-2012-0876)

- expat didn't close file descriptors in some cases.
(CVE-2012-1147)

- specially crafted xml files could lead to a memory leak (CVE-2012-1148)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 6200.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750914

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751464

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751465

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=755377

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0876.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1147.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1148.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64127

File Name: suse_11_expat-120424.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Updated: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libexpat1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1147, CVE-2012-1148