Debian: DSA-4472-1: expat security update

    Date28 Jun 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Expat, an XML parsing C library, did not properly handled XML input including XML names that contain a large number of colons, potentially resulting in denial of service.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4472-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 28, 2019                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : expat
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-20843
    Debian Bug     : 931031
    
    It was discovered that Expat, an XML parsing C library, did not properly
    handled XML input including XML names that contain a large number of
    colons, potentially resulting in denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.0-2+deb9u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of expat please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/expat
    
    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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