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    Debian: DSA-4530-1: expat security update

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    It was discovered that Expat, an XML parsing C library, did not properly handled internal entities closing the doctype, potentially resulting in denial of service or information disclosure if a malformed XML file is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4530-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 22, 2019                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : expat
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-15903
    Debian Bug     : 939394
    
    It was discovered that Expat, an XML parsing C library, did not properly
    handled internal entities closing the doctype, potentially resulting in
    denial of service or information disclosure if a malformed XML file is
    processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.2.0-2+deb9u3.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.6-2+deb10u1.
    
    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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