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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-c43235716e
2022-11-13 01:19:07.484530
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Name        : mingw-expat
Product     : Fedora 35
Version     : 2.5.0
Release     : 1.fc35
URL         : https://www.libexpat.org/
Summary     : MinGW Windows port of expat XML parser library
Description :
This is expat, the C library for parsing XML, written by James Clark. Expat
is a stream oriented XML parser. This means that you register handlers with
the parser prior to starting the parse. These handlers are called when the
parser discovers the associated structures in the document being parsed. A
start tag is an example of the kind of structures for which you may
register handlers.

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Update Information:

Update to 2.5.0, fixes CVE-2022-43680.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Nov  4 2022 Sandro Mani  - 2.5.0-1
- Update to 2.5.0
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2140061 - CVE-2022-43680 mingw-expat: expat: use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memory situations [fedora-35]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2140061
  [ 2 ] Bug #2140064 - CVE-2022-43680 mingw-expat: expat: use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memory situations [fedora-36]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2140064
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Fedora 35: mingw-expat 2022-c43235716e

November 12, 2022

Summary

This is expat, the C library for parsing XML, written by James Clark. Expat

is a stream oriented XML parser. This means that you register handlers with

the parser prior to starting the parse. These handlers are called when the

parser discovers the associated structures in the document being parsed. A

start tag is an example of the kind of structures for which you may

register handlers.

Update Information:

Update to 2.5.0, fixes CVE-2022-43680.

Change Log

* Fri Nov 4 2022 Sandro Mani - 2.5.0-1 - Update to 2.5.0

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2140061 - CVE-2022-43680 mingw-expat: expat: use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memory situations [fedora-35] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2140061 [ 2 ] Bug #2140064 - CVE-2022-43680 mingw-expat: expat: use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memory situations [fedora-36] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2140064

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-c43235716e' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

Severity
Name : mingw-expat
Product : Fedora 35
Version : 2.5.0
Release : 1.fc35
URL : https://www.libexpat.org/
Summary : MinGW Windows port of expat XML parser library

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