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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6542-1
December 07, 2023

tinyxml vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

TinyXML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- tinyxml: A simple, small, minimal, C++ XML parser

Details:

Wang Zhong discovered that TinyXML incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   libtinyxml-dev                  2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1
   libtinyxml2.6.2v5               2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   libtinyxml-dev                  2.6.2-4ubuntu0.18.04.1~esm1
   libtinyxml2.6.2v5               2.6.2-4ubuntu0.18.04.1~esm1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   libtinyxml-dev                  2.6.2-3ubuntu0.1~esm1
   libtinyxml2.6.2v5               2.6.2-3ubuntu0.1~esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6542-1
   CVE-2021-42260

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tinyxml/2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 6542-1: TinyXML vulnerability

December 7, 2023
TinyXML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: TinyXML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - tinyxml: A simple, small, minimal, C++ XML parser Details: Wang Zhong discovered that TinyXML incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libtinyxml-dev 2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1 libtinyxml2.6.2v5 2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro): libtinyxml-dev 2.6.2-4ubuntu0.18.04.1~esm1 libtinyxml2.6.2v5 2.6.2-4ubuntu0.18.04.1~esm1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro): libtinyxml-dev 2.6.2-3ubuntu0.1~esm1 libtinyxml2.6.2v5 2.6.2-3ubuntu0.1~esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6542-1

CVE-2021-42260

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6542-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tinyxml/2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

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