Amazon Linux 2 : xmlrpc-c (ALAS-2022-1795)

The version of xmlrpc-c installed on the remote host is prior to 1.32.5-1905.svn2451. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2022-1795 advisory.

– xmltok_impl.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5 lacks certain validation of encoding, such as checks for whether a UTF-8 character is valid in a certain context. (CVE-2022-25235)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application’s self-reported version number.Read More

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