Debian: DSA-3318-1: expat security update

    Date26 Jul 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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