SUSE Security Update: Security update for xerces-j2
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:14889-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1195108 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-23437
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-23437 (NVD) : 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
                    CVE-2022-23437 (SUSE): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for xerces-j2 fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2022-23437: Fixed infinite loop within Apache XercesJ xml parser
     (bsc#1195108).


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 Server 11-SP4-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-xerces-j2-14889=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-xerces-j2-14889=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (noarch):

      xerces-j2-2.8.1-238.29.8.1
      xerces-j2-xml-apis-2.8.1-238.29.8.1
      xerces-j2-xml-resolver-2.8.1-238.29.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (noarch):

      xerces-j2-2.8.1-238.29.8.1
      xerces-j2-xml-apis-2.8.1-238.29.8.1
      xerces-j2-xml-resolver-2.8.1-238.29.8.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-23437.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1195108