Security update for xerces-c

SUSE Security Update: Security update for xerces-c
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:2958-1
Rating: important
References: #1159552
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):
    • libxerces-c-3_1-3.1.4-10.3.1
    • libxerces-c-3_1-debuginfo-3.1.4-10.3.1
    • libxerces-c-devel-3.1.4-10.3.1
    • xerces-c-debuginfo-3.1.4-10.3.1
    • xerces-c-debugsource-3.1.4-10.3.1