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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3579-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 16, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xerces-c
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2099
Debian Bug     : 823863

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
version 3.1.1-5.1+deb8u2.

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
version 3.1.3+debian-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xerces-c packages.

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these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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