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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-45960: Important: expat security update (ALSA-2022-0951)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-45960: Important: expat security update (ALSA-2022-0951)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/01/2022
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

In Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3, a left shift by 29 (or more) places in the storeAtts function in xmlparse.c can lead to realloc misbehavior (e.g., allocating too few bytes, or only freeing memory).

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-expat
  • alma-upgrade-expat-devel

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