Scientific Linux Security Update : xerces-c on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84541


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the way the Xerces-C XML parser processed certain XML documents. A remote attacker could provide specially crafted XML input that, when parsed by an application using Xerces-C, would cause that application to crash. (CVE-2015-0252)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84541

File Name: sl_20150629_xerces_c_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/06

Modified: 2015/07/06

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0252