[arch-security] [ASA-201706-32] expat: denial of service
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 26 16:51:10 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201706-32
Date : 2017-06-26
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-9063 CVE-2017-9233
Package : expat
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-306
The package expat before version 2.2.1-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 2.2.1-1.
# pacman -Syu "expat>=2.2.1-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 2.2.1.
- 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 expat
by sending a crafted XML payload.
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