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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871384
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for xerces-c RHSA-2015:1193-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xerces-c'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xerces-c'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of C++.

A flaw was found in the way the Xerces-C XML parser processed certain XML
documents. A remote attacker could provide specially crafted XML input
that, when parsed by an application using Xerces-C, would cause that
application to crash. (CVE-2015-0252)

All xerces-c users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
xerces-c on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-0252
BugTraq ID: 73252
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73252
Debian Security Information: DSA-3199 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3199
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36906/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/152882.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/153887.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/153829.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/153094.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/153923.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/153903.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/131756/Apache-Xerces-C-XML-Parser-Denial-Of-Service.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1193
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1193.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032254
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0966 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00012.html
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