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openSUSE-SU-2016:2232-1: moderate: Security update for xerces-c
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for xerces-c
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:2232-1
Rating: moderate
References: #979208 #985860
Cross-References: CVE-2016-2099 CVE-2016-4463
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

xerces-c was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed:
- CVE-2016-2099: Use-after-free vulnerability in
validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ did not properly
handle exceptions raised in the XMLReader class, which allowed
context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid
character in an XML document (bsc#979208).
- CVE-2016-4463: Apache Xerces-C XML Parser crashed on malformed DTD
(bnc#985860).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-1046=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):

libxerces-c-3_1-3.1.1-19.1
libxerces-c-3_1-debuginfo-3.1.1-19.1
libxerces-c-devel-3.1.1-19.1
xerces-c-3.1.1-19.1
xerces-c-debuginfo-3.1.1-19.1
xerces-c-debugsource-3.1.1-19.1

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (x86_64):

libxerces-c-3_1-32bit-3.1.1-19.1
libxerces-c-3_1-debuginfo-32bit-3.1.1-19.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2099.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4463.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/979208
https://bugzilla.suse.com/985860


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