openSUSE Security Update : expat (openSUSE-2016-660)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91407
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for expat fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-1283: Fixed multiple integer overflows that could lead to buffer overflows [boo#980391]

- CVE-2016-0718: Fixed Expat XML parser that mishandles certain kinds of malformed input documents [boo#979441].

Solution

Update the affected expat packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979441

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=980391

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91407

File Name: openSUSE-2016-660.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1283, CVE-2016-0718