Mageia 2020-0104: xmlsec1 security update

    Date26 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated xmlsec1 packages fix security vulnerability: It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2 inadvertently enabled external entity expansion (XXE) along with validation. An attacker could craft an XML file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local files or HTTP/FTP
    MGASA-2020-0104 - Updated xmlsec1 packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 26 Feb 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0104.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2017-1000061
    
    Updated xmlsec1 packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2 inadvertently enabled external
    entity expansion (XXE) along with validation. An attacker could craft an
    XML file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local files or HTTP/FTP
    URLs, leading to information disclosure or denial of service
    (CVE-2017-1000061).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26174
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/3PWHBRWXR3RNPHDSTQI6UWDG5ETOQ7VR/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-1000061
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/xmlsec1-1.2.29-1.mga7
    

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