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Alpine Linux: CVE-2019-15903: expat Heap overflow in XML_GetCurrentLineNumber

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2019-15903: expat Heap overflow in XML_GetCurrentLineNumber

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/04/2019
Created
12/18/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

In libexpat before 2.2.8, crafted XML input could fool the parser into changing from DTD parsing to document parsing too early; a consecutive call to XML_GetCurrentLineNumber (or XML_GetCurrentColumnNumber) then resulted in a heap-based buffer over-read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-expat

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