Scientific Linux Security Update : expat on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 95867
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way Expat processed certain input. A remote attacker could send specially crafted XML that, when parsed by an application using the Expat library, would cause that application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-0718)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.