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Debian: DSA-2717-1: xml-security-c security update

Date 28 Jun 2013
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Jon Erickson of iSIGHT Partners Labs discovered a heap overflow in xml-security-c, an implementation of the XML Digital Security specification. The fix to address CVE-2013-2154 introduced the possibility of a heap overflow in the processing of malformed XPointer

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2717-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 28, 2013                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xml-security-c
Vulnerability  : heap overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-2210
Debian Bug     : 714241

Jon Erickson of iSIGHT Partners Labs discovered a heap overflow in
xml-security-c, an implementation of the XML Digital Security
specification. The fix to address CVE-2013-2154 introduced the
possibility of a heap overflow in the processing of malformed XPointer
expressions in the XML Signature Reference processing code, possibly
leading to arbitrary code execution.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.1-3+squeeze3.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.1-5+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.1-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your xml-security-c packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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