openSUSE Security Update : mxml (openSUSE-2017-380)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99015


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for mxml fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-4570: Specially crafted XML files could have caused stack exhaustation (bsc#979205)

- CVE-2016-4571: Specially crafted XML files could have caused stack exhaustation (bsc#979206)


Update the affected mxml packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99015

File Name: openSUSE-2017-380.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/28

Modified: 2017/03/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmxml1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmxml1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmxml1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmxml1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mxml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mxml-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mxml-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mxml-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4570, CVE-2016-4571