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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20843: Security patch for expat ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20843: Security patch for expat ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/24/2019
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/19/2020
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

In libexpat in Expat before 2.2.7, XML input including XML names that contain a large number of colons could make the XML parser consume a high amount of RAM and CPU resources while processing (enough to be usable for denial-of-service attacks).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-expat

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