openSUSE Security Update : xerces-c (openSUSE-2016-1046)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93336
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Descriptionxerces-c was updated to fix one security issue.
This security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2016-2099: Use-after-free vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ did not properly handle exceptions raised in the XMLReader class, which allowed context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid character in an XML document (bsc#979208).
- CVE-2016-4463: Apache Xerces-C XML Parser crashed on malformed DTD (bnc#985860). This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected xerces-c packages.