Debian: DSA-4265-1: xml-security-c security update

    Date05 Aug 2018
    CategoryDebian
    3605
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    It was discovered that the Apache XML Security for C++ library performed insufficient validation of KeyInfo hints, which could result in denial of service via NULL pointer dereferences when processing malformed XML data.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4265-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 05, 2018                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xml-security-c
    CVE ID         : not yet available
    
    It was discovered that the Apache XML Security for C++ library performed
    insufficient validation of KeyInfo hints, which could result in denial
    of service via NULL pointer dereferences when processing malformed XML
    data.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.7.3-4+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xml-security-c packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of xml-security-c please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xml-security-c
    
    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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