Gustavo Grieco discovered an use-after-free vulnerability in xerces-c, a
validating XML parser library for C++, due to not properly handling
invalid characters in XML input documents in the DTDScanner.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.1.3+debian-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xerces-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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-3579-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 16, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq