SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libxml2 loaded external parameter entities even when entity substitution was disabled. A remote attacker able to provide a specially crafted XML file to an application linked against libxml2 could use this flaw to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks, possibly resulting in a denial of service or an information leak on the system. (CVE-2014-0191)
The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.