[arch-security] [ASA-201707-27] lib32-expat: denial of service
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 27 09:01:55 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201707-27
Date : 2017-07-26
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-9063 CVE-2017-9233
Package : lib32-expat
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-305
The package lib32-expat before version 2.2.2-1 is vulnerable to denial
Upgrade to 2.2.2-1.
# pacman -Syu "lib32-expat>=2.2.2-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 2.2.2.
- CVE-2016-9063 (denial of service)
An integer overflow vulnerability has been discovered during the
parsing of XML using the Expat library.
- CVE-2017-9233 (denial of service)
An external entity infinite loop issue has been found in Expat < 2.2.1,
leading to a denial of service.
An attacker can cause a denial of service in an application using
lib32-expat by sending a crafted XML payload.
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