Executive Summary

Summary
Title xerces-c security update
Informations
Name RHSA-2020:0702 First vendor Publication 2020-03-04
Vendor RedHat Last vendor Modification 2020-03-04
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.1
Base Score 8.1 Environmental Score 8.1
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 8.1
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.2
 
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

An update for xerces-c is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of C++. Xerces-C makes it easy to give your application the ability to read and write XML data. A shared library is provided for parsing, generating, manipulating, and validating XML documents.

Security Fix(es):

* xerces-c: XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs (CVE-2018-1311)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1788472 - CVE-2018-1311 xerces-c: XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020-0702.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-416 Use After Free

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:45
  • Multiple Updates
2020-03-19 13:20:04
  • First insertion