RHEL 8 : xmlrpc-c (RHSA-2024:4259)

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:4259 advisory. XML-RPC is a remote procedure call (RPC) protocol that uses XML to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. The xmlrpc-c packages provide a network protocol to allow a client program to make a simple RPC (remote procedure call) over the Internet. It converts an RPC into an XML document, sends it to a remote server using HTTP, and gets back the response in XML. Security Fix(es): * expat: parsing large tokens can trigger a denial of service (CVE-2023-52425) Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory. Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version…Read More

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