OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : expat (OVMSA-2016-0168)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95380


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- updated security fix for (CVE-2016-0718)

- add security fix for (CVE-2016-0718)


Update the affected expat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95380

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0168.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/29

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C


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:oracle:vm:expat, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0718

OSVDB: 138680