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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2024-b8656bc059
2024-02-25 01:24:47.525735
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Name        : mingw-expat
Product     : Fedora 38
Version     : 2.6.0
Release     : 1.fc38
URL         : http://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 2.6.0, fixes CVE-2023-52425, CVE-2023-52426.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Feb 16 2024 Sandro Mani  - 2.6.0-1
- Update to 2.6.0
* Thu Jan 25 2024 Fedora Release Engineering  - 2.5.0-5
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild
* Sun Jan 21 2024 Fedora Release Engineering  - 2.5.0-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild
* Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering  - 2.5.0-3
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2262883 - TRIAGE CVE-2023-52425 mingw-expat: expat: parsing large tokens can trigger a denial of service [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2262883
  [ 2 ] Bug #2262886 - TRIAGE CVE-2023-52426 mingw-expat: expat: recursive XML entity expansion vulnerability [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2262886
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
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line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

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Fedora 38: mingw-expat 2024-b8656bc059

February 25, 2024
Update to 2.6.0, fixes CVE-2023-52425, CVE-2023-52426.

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 2.6.0, fixes CVE-2023-52425, CVE-2023-52426.

Change Log

* Fri Feb 16 2024 Sandro Mani - 2.6.0-1 - Update to 2.6.0 * Thu Jan 25 2024 Fedora Release Engineering - 2.5.0-5 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild * Sun Jan 21 2024 Fedora Release Engineering - 2.5.0-4 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild * Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 2.5.0-3 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2262883 - TRIAGE CVE-2023-52425 mingw-expat: expat: parsing large tokens can trigger a denial of service [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2262883 [ 2 ] Bug #2262886 - TRIAGE CVE-2023-52426 mingw-expat: expat: recursive XML entity expansion vulnerability [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2262886

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2024-b8656bc059' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

Severity
Name : mingw-expat
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 2.6.0
Release : 1.fc38
URL : http://www.libexpat.org/
Summary : MinGW Windows port of expat XML parser library

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