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23 October 2018

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.3232
            SUSE Security Update: Security update for Xerces-c
                              23 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Xerces-c
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12627 CVE-2016-4463 

Reference:         ESB-2017.3187
                   ESB-2017.2915
                   ESB-2017.2604
                   ESB-2017.2151
                   ESB-2017.0516
                   ESB-2017.0271
                   ESB-2016.2201

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183277-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Xerces-c
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3277-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1083630 #985860 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-4463 CVE-2017-12627
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for Xerces-c fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2017-12627: Processing of external DTD paths could have resulted in
     a null pointer dereference under certain conditions (bsc#1083630).
   - CVE-2016-4463: Prevent stack-based buffer overflow that allowed
     context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a deeply
     nested DTD (bsc#985860).


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-Xerces-c-13828=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-Xerces-c-13828=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      Xerces-c-2.8.0-29.17.5.1
      libXerces-c-devel-2.8.0-29.17.5.1
      libXerces-c28-2.8.0-29.17.5.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      Xerces-c-debuginfo-2.8.0-29.17.5.1
      Xerces-c-debugsource-2.8.0-29.17.5.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4463.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-12627.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1083630
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/985860

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