Mageia 2019-0321: expat security update

    Date07 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
    158
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mageia Large
    It was discovered that Expat did not properly handle internal entities closing the doctype, potentially resulting in denial of service or information disclosure if a malformed XML file is processed (CVE-2019-15903).
    MGASA-2019-0321 - Updated expat packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 07 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0321.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-15903
    
    It was discovered that Expat did not properly handle internal entities
    closing the doctype, potentially resulting in denial of service or
    information disclosure if a malformed XML file is processed
    (CVE-2019-15903).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25661
    - https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/issues/317
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-15903
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/expat-2.2.7-1.1.mga7
    

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