Moderate CentOS xerces-c Security Update

Metadata

medium
5.0
xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.i686.rpm, xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.src.rpm, xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.x86_64.rpm, xerces-c-devel-3.1.1-7.el7_1.i686.rpm, xerces-c-devel-3.1.1-7.el7_1.x86_64.rpm, xerces-c-doc-3.1.1-7.el7_1.noarch.rpm
CVE-2015-0252
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2015-06-29
2017-07-27 19:09
CVE-2015-0252 xerces-c
CVE-2015-0252
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13

Description


An updated xerces-c package that fixes one security issue is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

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.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
7 xerces-c xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.i686.rpm
xerces-c xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.src.rpm
xerces-c xerces-c-3.1.1-7.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
xerces-c-devel xerces-c-devel-3.1.1-7.el7_1.i686.rpm
xerces-c-devel xerces-c-devel-3.1.1-7.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
xerces-c-doc xerces-c-doc-3.1.1-7.el7_1.noarch.rpm