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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.875670
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Update for xerces-c27 FEDORA-2018-51ce232320
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xerces-c27'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2018-51ce232320 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xerces-c27'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2018-51ce232320 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of C++.
Xerces-C makes it easy to give your application the ability to read and write
XML data. A shared library is provided for parsing, generating, manipulating,
and validating XML documents. Xerces-C is faithful to the XML 1.0
recommendation and associated standards ( DOM 1.0, DOM 2.0. SAX 1.0, SAX 2.0,
Namespaces).

Note that this package contains Xerces-C++ 2.7.0 for compatibility with
applications that cannot use a newer version.

Affected Software/OS:
'xerces-c27' package(s) on Fedora 29.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4463
BugTraq ID: 91501
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91501
Bugtraq: 20160629 CVE-2016-4463: Apache Xerces-C XML Parser Crashes on Malformed DTD (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538784/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-3610 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3610
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137714/Apache-Xerces-C-XML-Parser-Crash.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:3335
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3335
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:3506
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3506
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:3514
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3514
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036211
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1808 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00053.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:2232 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00013.html
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