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Debian: DSA-3318-1: expat security update

Date 26 Jul 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Multiple integer overflows have been discovered in Expat, an XML parsing C library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed XML file is processed.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3318-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                  Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS)
July 26, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : expat
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-1283
Debian Bug     : 793484

Multiple integer overflows have been discovered in Expat, an XML parsing
C library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of
arbitrary code if a malformed XML file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.1.0-1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0-6+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your expat 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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