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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131288
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0164
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0164
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0164

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated xstream packages fix security vulnerability: XStream (x-stream.github.io) is a Java library to marshal Java objects into XML and back. For this purpose it supports a lot of different XML parsers. Some of those can also process external entities which was enabled by default. An attacker could therefore provide manipulated XML as input to access data on the file system (CVE-2016-3674).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-3674
BugTraq ID: 85381
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85381
Debian Security Information: DSA-3575 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3575
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183208.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183180.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/25/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/28/1
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2822
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2822.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2823
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2823.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036419
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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