[arch-security] [ASA-201607-2] xerces-c: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue Jul 5 19:24:28 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201607-2
Date : 2016-07-05
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4463
Package : xerces-c
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package xerces-c before version 3.1.4-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 3.1.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "xerces-c>=3.1.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 3.1.4.
The Xerces-C XML parser fails to successfully parse a DTD that is
deeply nested, and this causes a stack overflow, which makes a denial
of service attack against many applications possible by an
A remote attacker is able to use a specially crafted XML document that,
when processed, is leading to application crash resulting in denial of
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