GLSA-201612-46 : Xerces-C++: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96126
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-46 (Xerces-C++: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xerces-C++. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Xerces-C++ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/xerces-c-3.1.4-r1'