SUSE-SU-2021:2958-1: important: Security update for xerces-c

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Mon Sep 6 13:19:07 UTC 2021

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xerces-c

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2021:2958-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1159552 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-1311
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2018-1311 (NVD) : 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2018-1311 (SUSE): 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for xerces-c fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2018-1311: Fixed use-after-free inside XML parser during the
     scanning of external DTDs (bsc#1159552).

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-2958=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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