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USN-890-1: Expat vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/03/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The updatePosition function in lib/xmltok_impl.c in libexpat in Expat 2.0.1, as used in Python, PyXML, w3c-libwww, and other software, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an XML document with crafted UTF-8 sequences that trigger a buffer over-read, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2625.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lib64expat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexpat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexpat1-udeb

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lib64expat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexpat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexpat1-udeb

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