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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for expat (ALAS-2012-89) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for expat (ALAS-2012-89) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Memory leak in the poolGrow function in expat/lib/xmlparse.c in expat before 2.1.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of crafted XML files that cause improperly-handled reallocation failures when expanding entities.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat-devel

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