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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2012.0773.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2012:0773-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'expat' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0773-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'expat' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0773-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update of expat fixes the following bugs:

* hash collision attack that could lead to exessive CPU usage (CVE-2012-0876)
* expat didn't close file descriptors in some cases
(CVE-2012-1147)
* specially crafted xml files could lead to a memory leak (CVE-2012-1148)

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-0876
>
* CVE-2012-1147
>
* CVE-2012-1148
>

Affected Software/OS:
'expat' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

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-2012-0876
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Dec/msg00005.html
BugTraq ID: 52379
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52379
Debian Security Information: DSA-2525 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2525
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:041
http://bugs.python.org/issue13703#msg151870
http://mail.libexpat.org/pipermail/expat-discuss/2012-March/002768.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0731
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0731.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0062
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0062.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2957
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/49504
http://secunia.com/advisories/51024
http://secunia.com/advisories/51040
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1527-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1613-2
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1147
http://trac.wxwidgets.org/ticket/11194
http://trac.wxwidgets.org/ticket/11432
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034344
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1148
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