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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.892693
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian LTS: Security Advisory for xmlbeans (DLA-2693-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xmlbeans'; package(s) announced via the DLA-2693-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xmlbeans'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2693-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The XML parsers used by XMLBeans did not set the properties needed to protect
the user from malicious XML input. Vulnerabilities include the possibility for
XML Entity Expansion attacks which could lead to a denial-of-service. This
update implements sensible defaults for the XML parsers to prevent these kind
of attacks.

Affected Software/OS:
'xmlbeans' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
2.6.0+dfsg-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xmlbeans packages.

CVSS Score:
6.4

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-23926
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